Google’s New Flu Trends Allows Fascinating Insight Into The Virus

Google is now tracking the spread and trends of the flu virus around the world.  Check out their new site at http://www.google.org/flutrends/.

This new site allows you to see the flu virus trends, searches, and outbreaks that are happening right now throughout the world.  You can even dig deeper and get a breakdown of flu trends by country, state, and city.

Atlanta’s flu trend seems to have been more intense during the peek months of September and October, and back to more average during the winter months.

See Atlanta’s Flu Map Below

The new Google Flu Trends site offers some great insight into the flu virus, the trends that are occurring right now, and how current flu trends compare to those in the past.