Exhibition shows how pandemics can spread

A computer system for predicting the spread of medical pandemics, on display at an exhibition in Dublin, has begun monitoring swine flu, writes Martha Kearns.

2nd May, 2009

A computer system for predicting the spread of medical pandemics, on display at an exhibition in Dublin, has begun monitoring swine flu, writes Martha Kearns.

The so-called Gleam system - which stands for Global Epidemic and Mobility Modeler - is projecting the global spread of the swine flu, which began in Mexico and is spreading, with one case having been confirmed here.

It was set up as part of the display at the Infectious exhibition...

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