Flu Defender is more than just an app that raises awareness about influenza its an interactive solution that provides all the critical information you need to protect yourself against the flu. With 8 distinct features, Flu Defender gives you the facts customized for your location, risk factors and preference for audio, visual or text-based information.Features: (1) Flu Smart: Communicates key facts about the flu, keeping you Flu Smart. (Did you know the flu vaccine protects you against the 3 most common flu viruses for that specific flu season?)(2) Vaccine Assistant: Helps you identify your risk for serious flu complications using a quick risk questionnaire.(3) Prevention Strategies: Promotes healthy behavior for flu prevention by highlighting easy and practical ways to prevent the flu.(4) Recent Flu Activity: Track the most recent flu levels by state in table and map format. See if the flu is widespread in your state.(5) Symptom Identifier: Tap on different parts of the body to see if your symptoms could mean the flu.(6) Vaccine Finder: Find the flu vaccine provider nearest you.(7) Blogs and Podcasts: Get the latest information on the flu via audio, video or text.(8) Twitter Updates: Get real-time messages from the CDC Flu Twitter feed.Flu Defender is optimized for your iPhone and iPod touch and is also supported by the iPad.Data sources used: CDC Weekly Flu Activity Report, RSS Feed of Influenza Updates, RSS Feed of Influenza Podcasts, CDC.gov/flu website and print materials, CDC Flu Twitter feed and the Flu.gov website.
File Size2.33 MB
Operating System iOS
System RequirementsCompatible with iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 3.1 or later. iTunes account required