IntuApps has put together a detailed mashup of freely available information about the deadly Swine Flu and packaged it into an iPhone app, which will be offered for free when it is released, according to Techcrunch.
This app has virtually everything you’d want to know about the disease. There’s the current threat level (currently at 5) as defined by the World Health Organization:
A map of flu cases with updated information coming through a Google Maps RSS feed:
Symptoms and information about the disease:
And alerts which have been culled from the Twitter feeds of the WHO, Centers for Disease Control and HealthMap:
Intuapp’s Barry Schwartz has a write up on his blog (where all these screenshots came from) providing a glimpse of how they were able to pull this information together to deliver an iPhone app in such a short period of time.
I’m not so concerned by the Swine Flu (yet) that I need an app to follow its development, but I don’t speak for everyone. Let us know in the comments if you’ll be installing this app when it goes live.