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Map shows flu activity throughout US

December 7, 2015  - By
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With flu season upon us, Esri is providing a new map that shows flu activity in U.S. communities.

Built on Esri’s ArcGIS platform, Walgreens Flu Index provides state and market-specific information regarding flu activity.

It is compiled using retail prescription data for antiviral medications used to treat influenza across Walgreens locations nationwide.

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About the Author: Tracy Cozzens

Senior Editor Tracy Cozzens joined GPS World magazine in 2006. She also is editor of GPS World’s newsletters and the sister website Geospatial Solutions. She has worked in government, for non-profits, and in corporate communications, editing a variety of publications for audiences ranging from federal government contractors to teachers.