Vail Daily health feature: Sickweather maps track illnesses using social media

26th January, 2015 by

By Randy Wyrick

Graham Dodge used to lead a team that managed an online crime map. Then he had a baby. OK, his wife actually had the baby, but he was personally involved. Anyway, he was home with the baby and was suffering from a stomach illness. He wanted to figure out if it was an actual stomach illness or food poisoning. Because he was accustomed to mapping data, he did a little online research and found nothing. The Centers for Disease control was no help. Neither was anyone else. He finally found a Facebook buddy who was suffering from the same sort …

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