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Where is Swine Flu? [Google Map Mashup]

Outbreaks of swine flu have been identified in Mexico, the United States and Europe, according to the World Health Organization. The super-virus–an amalgamation of strains that circulate in pigs, humans and birds–is known as H1N1, is highly communicable but has a low rate of mortality. Even so, there is no vaccine, and contracting the virus will put you seriously under the weather. To see a dynamic Google Maps mashup of identified cases around the world, check out the map below.

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Outbreaks of swine flu have been identified in Mexico, the United States and Europe, according to the World Health Organization. The super-virus–an amalgamation of strains that circulate in pigs, humans and birds–is known as H1N1, is highly communicable but has a low rate of mortality. Even so, there is no vaccine, and contracting the virus will put you seriously under the weather. To see a dynamic Google Maps mashup of identified cases around the world, check out the map below.

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You can also track the pandemic using the Flu Wikia, and the Centers for Disease Control has has added a What’s New page for ongoing updates.

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