The concept of a weather forecast doesn’t make you think twice, but a flu forecast? Now that might cause you to do a double-take. While the science of weather forecasting has been accepted as a standard feature of smartphones and newscasts for years, flu forecasting — or, for that matter, disease forecasts in general — haven’t been as easily accessible. That, however, is a situation researchers at the Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech plan to change.
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