Sickweather app tells you of sicknesses in your neighborhood

Screen shot of the Sickweather website

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Does it seem like everyone around you is sick? Now you can find the data to prove it.

The Sickweather app tracks public social media posts and reports from its users to figure out where outbreaks of different illnesses are happening.

Right now, the app is showing reports of the cold and flu in the Grand Rapids area.

Sickweather uses data from the Centers for Disease Control and local health departments to validate their findings.

The app is available on Apple and Android devices and on their website, www.sickweather.com .

 

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