Forecasting the flu is a pain. The influenza virus evolves into different strains each year, which makes it hard for the makers of the flu vaccine to create the perfect flu shot in advance. Once flu season is in full swing, and the number of infections is picking up, pinpointing where and when an outbreak will hit is nearly impossible. It is, therefore, no surprise that flu outbreaks often spread rapidly and unpredictably, killing up to 61,000 people in the United States each year.
Identifying a flu epidemic early and predicting its spread could save lives. In order to do…
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James Park is the CEO, president and co-founder of Fitbit. He’s been with the company since 2007 and has essentially grown up with the fitness tracker brand, which helps consumers track steps, sleep, stress, and much more. During the past few years, Park has been tasked with reimagining Fitbit as the market shifts from trackers to smartwatches.
This week, Park talks to Elemental about his workout routine, healthy eating struggles, and obsession with Coca-Cola.
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