Web tool helps advise when flu needs a doctor

AP/Yahoo News, October 7, 2009

An interactive Web site may help patients decide if swine flu's bad enough to require a doctor's attention, using the same type of triage calculations that doctors at Atlanta-based Emory University use. Microsoft Corp. unveiled the site, where users type in their age—it's only for people over 12—and answer questions about fever, other symptoms, and their underlying health.


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