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Flu Web Searches Predict Disease Outbreaks

I've spent most of the week with the flu. I'd heard flu season was starting early this year, but I wasn't prepared for it to be this early, in part because predictions for flu outbreaks are still not that precise—especially in germy places like here in New York City.

But a new approach, borrowing real-time analysis techniques from the latest weather prediction models, might be able to forecast the next flu season.

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