The CDC Gamifies Shutting Down Contagions With ‘Solve The Outbreak’ Game

by Steve Hall
Hmm… While I’m not entirely sure turning real-life disease outbreaks like Ebola into a “fun, interactive app” by trying your hand at becoming a “Disease Detective,” the U.S. government’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) seems to have no problem doing so. Though the aim is to educate people on the nature of outbreaks, gamifying things that kill thousands of pe ...Read the full article