Think You've Got Swine Flu? Take A New Online Test

October 8, 2009 12:33:41 AM PDT
A new online tool might help you figure out if the swine flu is bad enough for you to see a doctor.Microsoft launched the interactive website, h1n1responsecenter.com. It asks users a few questions, like your age, symptoms, and underlying health -- and figures out how severe your flu or cold is.

It's meant to keep people who aren't that sick from crowding emergency rooms ... and to get to those who really need medical attention.

Microsoft uses the same formula as doctors at Emory University, which is based on the CDC's recommendations.

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