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Google Earth maps reveal secrets of typhoid outbreaks

Google Earth maps reveal secrets of typhoid outbreaks

Oxford University scientists have used Google Earth to track the spread of typhoid in Kathmandu, Nepal. The researchers based in Nepal and Vietnam combined DNA sequencing technology and GPS signalling to map typhoid cases in Google Earth and trace the source of outbreaks. The Wellcome Trust-funded study is a modern equivalent of John Snow’s work … learn more→