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Interactive map charts global outbreak of disease

From measles to whooping cough, the map shows updated data of global disease.
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Calvin Lang'at, a nurse at Vihiga District Hospital in western Kenya, gives a shot containing the pneumococcal vaccine to Colleen Kafandika, six weeks old. The baby's mother, Thwaibh Jarega, looks on. (Evelyn Hockstein/Courtesy)

Council on Foreign Relations has put together an interactive map that charts the global out break of diseases. You can scroll into a region, check and uncheck different diseases, and watch how they spread. Each of the diseases is vaccine preventable.  You can also submit information for the map.  

Discussion:

How do you think this map will alter our understanding of vaccine preventable diseases?

http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/global-pulse/interactive-map-charts-global-outbreak-disease