Flu Near You and the APHA challenge in the news

APHA's Flu Near You Challenge

We're making headlines! Here's some of the news coverage to date.


• Healthy Big Data: Stopping the Spread of Flu
siliconAngle (Jan. 15, 2013)

• 4 Ways You Can Track the Flu Online
Mashable (Jan. 15, 2013)

• Flu watchers tap social media might
Chicago Tribune (Jan. 15, 2013)

• New Technology Used to Track US Flu Outbreak
Voice of America (Jan. 13, 2013)

• Google and Twitter Help Track Influenza Outbreaks
National Geographic Daily News (Jan. 10, 2013)

• Widespread flu has public logging online
Public Health Newswire (Jan. 10, 2013)

• Is the Flu Near You? One Local Tool Lets Users Find Out
BostInno (Jan. 10, 2013)

• Nightly News Broadcast
NBC Nightly News (video) (Jan. 8, 2013)

• Can You Get A Flu Shot And Still Get The Flu?
NPR (broadcast) (Jan. 8, 2013)

• Flu Outbreak: Fighting the Virus With Social Media
ABC News (Jan. 7, 2013)

• Flu infections sweep America hospitalizing thousands and leaving 18 children dead of complications, and it's going to get worse
Daily Mail (Jan. 5, 2013)

• Early flu season accelerates; no peak yet, CDC says
NBC News (Jan. 4, 2013)


• APHA announces winners of its Flu Near You Challenge
Get Ready Blog (Dec. 10, 2012)

• 10,000 Watchdogs Stand Guard Against the Flu
Huffington Post (Nov. 13, 2012)

• Flu Near You: Finally, a Way to Track (and Avoid) Getting Sick
Take Part (Oct. 24, 2012)

• Back to school? Tips for keeping your family healthy!
Get Ready Blog (Sept. 26, 2012)

• APHA’s Flu Near You Challenge draws to a close as flu season picks up
The Nation's Health (Sept. 2012)

• ‘Flu Near You’: Q&A with APHA’s Michelle Holshue
Public Health Newswire (Aug. 31, 2012)

• Learn about our new flu tracking tool, Flu Near You
Get Ready Blog (Feb. 2012)

• Grab the Sanitizer — Flu Season Finally Starts
AARP Blog (Feb. 12, 2012)

• Novel Challenge Announced to Track Influenza Cases
MedScape News (Jan. 2012)

• New mapping tools bring public health surveillance to the masses
The Pump Handle (Jan. 4, 2012)

• APHA members challenged to help track influenza cases: Flu Near You debuts
The Nation's Health (Jan. 2012)


• Preparing for pandemics is contagious
Take Part (Dec. 8, 2011)

• Gesundheit! Study tracks sneezes — and more — to project flu trends
Ragan's Health Care Communiations News (Dec. 8, 2011)

• Whining wanted: Project tracks flu one sneeze at a time
MSNBC (Dec. 6, 2011)

• Flu Near You tracks illness
WSMV Nashville (Dec. 6, 2011)

• Is the flu near you? Challenge unveils new surveillance tool
Public Health Newswire (Nov. 17, 2011)

• Do you have it in you? Enter the APHA Flu Near You Challenge today!
Get Ready Blog (Nov. 11, 2011)

• Is the Flu Near You? Report it!
NewPublicHealth Blog (Nov. 11, 2011)


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