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Category: Science & Technology
Technology helped greatly in the containment and treatment of the disease. Since the disease was quarantined, health officials could focus on combating and curing the disease. The development of new technology to fight the disease made it easier to track and quarantine the infected. This new technology included the internet, cell phones, and e-mail, which doctors and public health officials used to communicate with each other.
It was the use of technology that helped in containing the outbreak of the superflu. People could report the cases on web based reporting system. This helped in mapping the infection. Hospitals could use the data to control it. Also by tracking the locations the spread could be found.