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With colds and flu season fast approaching, here are a few apps and websites that can help you stay away one step ahead of the virus.
Sickweather for androids and IOS is like a weather forecaster for flu.
Scanning social media for status update when people get sick.
The [UNKNOWN] when you enter the sick zone and also have a live map highlighting illness report.
FluNearYou.org lets users report how they feel then aggregates data to show conditions reports across the US and Canada.
The accompanying app targets by location to give an update on the flu level in your area.
There's also a vaccine finder so you can find the closet flu shot FluView from the Centers for Disease Control is a website with a weekly summary of flu activity and resources for prevention.
With interactive maps for each state, you can easily check activity levels.
In San Francisco, I'm Lexy Savvides, c|net.com for CBS News.
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