Have you seen this map? Many media outlets and blogs recently carried stories about this map produced by the Council of Foreign Relations (CFR). The map is not new; in fact, CFR has been tracking VPD since 2008 and first launched the interactive map in the fall of 2011, but after a January 17 article in Business Insider and a follow-up in The Incidental Economist on January 20, the map went viral. If you have never seen it or want a visual way to show patients and their families that VPD are still around, this map is a great resource.
The Business Insider article may be of particular interest as it highlights outbreaks in a series of close-up shots of the map:
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