When you are down with a bout of flu, what do you do? You search for information about the flu! Well, Google has found a way to tap this trend and use the information to estimate flu activity by region.
Google says, ‘Google Flu Trends will give you an estimate of the current outbreak level in the USA or break it down state by state. You can also see trends from past years and search for a place to find flu shots near you.’
Go to Google Flu Trends
(http://www.google.org/flutrends/) for more information on the Flu trends!