iPhone app tracks swine flu outbreaks

September 2, 2009 12:14:38 PM PDT
Apple iPhone users now have a new way to track the H1N1 virus.

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Researchers at Children's Hospital Boston have released a new free app called Outbreaks Near Me.

The program allows users to track and report outbreaks of the swine flu virus and other infectious diseases and set alerts for when they enter an area where there is an outbreak.

iPhone users can the free download under the name Outbreaks Near Me on iTunes.

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