CDC: Have App, Will Travel

John Pulley | NextGov | February 1, 2012

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now has an app geared toward the iPad generation. The CDC's leap into mobile health gives iPad users touchpad access to the organization's Facebook, Twitter and YouTube sites, as well as articles about health topics, a health-related blog, updated CDC announcements and news releases, and the CDC's podcast library.

With the ability to quickly update public-health information, the site could become an important mHealth resource during times of a public health crisis, such as a flu pandemic...