Saturday, May 2, 2009

Free Download H1N1 Swine Flu ArcGIS Shapefile & Data

Free Download H1N1 Swine Flu ArcGIS Shapefile & Data. We'll be updating these several times per day. We are archiving as well so that you can track the swine flu virus over time and space. Click here to download now.

Thursday, April 30, 2009

Download Free Census 2008 Tiger / Line Data in ArcGIS Shapefile Format

Amazingly, some vendors are charging high prices for the Census 2008 Tiger / Line Data in ArcGIS Shapefile Format. It's amazing because they are FREE. Click here to download.

Pandemic Flu Imminent - Phase 5 Alert Issued

April 29, 2009 World Health Organization says Pandemic Imminent and Issues Phase 5 Alert for Swine Flu.

GENEVA — The World Health Organization raised its pandemic alert for swine flu to the second highest level today, meaning that it believes a global outbreak of the disease is imminent.

Click here for complete story, swine flu google maps and news.

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Toxic Risks Chemical Releases Linked to Scorecard

Last week we added schools to the Toxic Release Inventory based Google Maps. Today we created links to each chemical a facility released. Following this link you will be able to find out much more about the chemical released near your schools and in your neighborhoods. Details include such things as: human health hazards, hazard rankings, chemical use profile, ranking of chemicals by reported environmental releases in the United States, regulatory coverage, basic testing to identify chemical hazards, and information still needed for safety assessment. Go to and learn more about toxic chemical releases near your schools and in your neighborhoods.

Monday, April 27, 2009

Swine Flu Spreads: Plot Thickens

Turns out the same company - Baxter - who awhile ago sent out live flu samples that may have contributed to the pandemic - is now going to reap megaprofits selling vaccines. Another winner is Donald Rumsfeld - a large stockholder in the company that produces Tamiflu. See for more.

Sunday, April 26, 2009

Swine Flu Outbreak Google Maps and News

We've updated our news and added Google Maps of the recent U.S. / Mexico (an now Canada it seems) swine flu outbreak. Click here to access.