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Solve the Outbreak App


Check out CDC’s new iPad App, Solve the Outbreak, which lets users assume the role of a disease outbreak investigator in the agency’s Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) by navigating three fictional outbreaks based on real-life events. Users get clues, review data, and make decisions to determine the cause of the outbreak. iPad App features include, sound effects, new levels, and achievements.

Primary Toolkit:

Epidemiology Toolkit

Secondary Toolkits:

Infectious Disease Prevention and Control Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Epidemiology, Surveillance


Institutional Author:

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention





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