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Computer model predicts severity of flu outbreaks

Scientists find that severity of flu epidemics is largely determined by mutations in a specific protein, and devise a model to predict how widespread a flu virus will become.

By December 9, 2010

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Battling Ebola: Information is the most powerful tool

Although the West African nations stricken by the Ebola outbreak are not tech-savvy, text messaging, phone calls, and even radio are helping educate the most at-risk people.

By August 9, 2014

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iPhone app tracks swine flu outbreaks

Hypochondriacs, beware! The Outbreaks Near Me app may just scare you silly. On the other hand, it might just help you steer clear of H1N1 and other infectious diseases.

By September 2, 2009

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Epic Fu: Arianna Huffington, Zombie Outbreak, Superstruct

This week, the FU of the Week is served by author and Huffington Post founder Arianna Huffington! We check out some zero dollar bills, look at a new alternate-reality game set in the future, and check out Semapedia, which allows you to post links to the Web in the real world! Plus tons more, including the Artist of the Week and a new Campfire discussion!

October 23, 2008

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Malware outbreak blamed on file-swapped MP3s, MPEGs

Security firm says fake music and movie files downloaded from Limewire and eDonkey instead runs ads on your computer.

By May 6, 2008

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Dead Island: No zombie is an Island

Dead Island strands players at an island resort during a zombie outbreak.

By September 6, 2011

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Game trailer: Dead Island

Dead Island has players stranded on an island resort during a zombie outbreak.

September 6, 2011

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Facebook maps the swine flu hysteria

Facebook releases a set of images, displaying discussion of the swine flu outbreak across the site.

By April 28, 2009

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Companies plan for possible swine flu pandemic

There's no telling how bad the swine flu outbreak will be, but experts say companies should be preparing for the worst.

By April 30, 2009

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Twitter steps up its antispam moves

Microblogging service posts a position for a spam engineer and tweaks the handling of suspended accounts as it suffers from an outbreak of spam.

By October 16, 2008