The Epidemic Intelligence Service is the crack CDC team that investigates new diseases. (If you want to read more about them, I'd recommend checking out Maryn McKenna's Beating Back the Devil.) Now, you can play Epidemic Intelligence operative at home, with the CDC's new iPad app game, Solve the Outbreak. Fulfill all your childhood, Hot Zone-induced fantasies!

3 Responses to “You're not a doctor, but you can play one on the iPad”

  1. oasisob1 says:

    imagine if it were later used to crowdsource actual investigations… folding@home for outbreaks!

  2. ManageWA says:

    Is this anything like the board game pandemic?

  3. jerwin says:

    It took less than 15 minutes to solve all three puzzles and earn a perfect score. I think I’m a bit old for this.

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