|Google's Flu Trends map of Canada as of January 3, 2013. |
Judging by our online searches, we're a sick bunch in Canada these days.
Using a system that compiles and filters our search terms, Google suggests Canadians are experiencing one of the worst flu seasons in recent years, showing a 250% increase in flu activity compared to last year.
January is shaping up to be even more miserable, Google predicts. Its analysis, based on aggregated search data, show flu activity is building across Canada, with Quebec experiencing the highest volume of flu-related searches.
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