The CDC recently reported that it will no longer report the number of persons tested for COVID-19, nor the number of negative tests returned. Because states are now driving the testing effort, the CDC no longer believes its data can be meaningful. The COVID Tracking Project looks to fill the gap.
The globe is abuzz with talk about a possible Swine Flu pandemic, and mashups are helping people who want to track the progress of the disease. Here are some these brand new mashups built using both the Google Maps API and the Twitter API.
Sickweather is known for its real-time illness tracking. Where hospitals and government agencies take weeks to report illness trends, Sickweather scans social media outlets for real-time tracking and reporting. Now, Sickweather has made the API behind the tracking service available to developers.