CDC Purchasing Land in SL

Web 2.0 News has a blog entry up about the Center for Disease Control purchasing land in Second Life to expand their operations in the virtual world:

Web 2.0: CDC invests in Second Life real estate

A quote from the article about their mission:

“Avatars have the good fortune of being sort of eternally youthful and healthy, but each of those avatars is connected to a person and those people do have real health needs,” he said. “It’s people’s health CDC is interested in, and people are using different tools to access [health] information.”

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