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Worried About Swine Flu? Perhaps Your iPhone Will Save You

By Rachel Cernansky
May 1, 2009 3:19 AMNov 5, 2019 8:50 AM


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As if bad government responses to swine flu aren't enough, now there are bad technical ones too: a swine flu iPhone app that keeps tabs on the status of the pandemic (is it one yet?) and maps the latest cases. So, um, if you're planning a trip to Mexico City on the go, your phone can now warn you not to. Image: IntuApps Related Content: 80beats: World Health Organization Ups Pandemic Alert Level for Swine Flu 80beats: First U.S. Death From Swine Flu Is Reported as Outbreak Spreads DISCOVER: The Five Worst Government Responses to Swine Flu

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