Common Cold, Cough, and Fever are going around in Phoenix. Reports of Fever are on the rise (see graph).
Here’s the link to the Animated 5-Day Phoenix map: http://sick.io/i9ifx
Sickweather Forecast & Maps explained: Sickweather uses a patent-pending process to track and map reports of illness on Twitter and Facebook. The forecast represents the top trending illnesses reported in any given area. The maps show clusters of activity as represented by a heat map, or individual reports as represented by blue “SICK” map markers.
About Sickweather: Sickweather, a Baltimore-based company, provides online reports and a mobile app that scans social networks for indicators of illness, and maps real time data on more than 23 different symptoms and illnesses. Sickweather qualifies over 2 million reports of illness each month. In 2012, they were recognized among “100 Brilliant Companies” by Entrepreneur Magazine and featured on the Today Show for successfully identifying the early start of the 2012 Flu Season 6 weeks before the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC). In 2014, the startup company graduated from the Sprint Mobile Health Accelerator powered by Techstars. In 2015, Sickweather launched their SickscoreTM contagion sensing algorithm with handwashing timer for the Apple Watch. For more information, please visit: http://www.sickweather.com