Check out this Heatmap of Infectious Diseases around the world. Kind of scary… #excel #powermap

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To stay on the infectious diseases theme, I decided to use Excel 2013 PowerMaps to show heatmaps of hot areas for discussion.   Again, I used Plus One Social to pull the Twitter discussion around current infectious diseases that are being discussed at a certain volume and plotted to a map.

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The United States lights up in the major metropolitan areas as expected.  I’m surprises with the current immigration issues on the border with Texas, we see more discussion there, but I believe the people are quite busy and not tweeting about it.

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There are some major HOT SPOTS in Indonesia.  Most of the discussions are around different types of Flu viruses.   But I’m not sure I want to be around Jakarta and Malang right now.
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People in Japan seem to be very quite about any discussion there.  But I think I need to translate to Japanese to pull the correct data.

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England has quite a discussion going on.  Makes me wonder what everyone there is worried about.  Well, I do know as I have over a million rows of Twitter social data…

Enjoy, Patrick

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