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CDC's Solve the Outbreak App

Graphic: Achieve your mission. Become a Disease Detective. Download the app today. Solve the outbreak.Download Solve the Outbreak from Google play today!

Are you ready to become a Disease Detective by solving outbreaks?

CDC has released an Android version of the Solve the Outbreak app, the popular, free app puts you in the shoes of a member of the Epidemic Intelligence Service. The app has exciting outbreaks, giving you the opportunity to climb the ranks and achieve your Disease Detective badge. Do you have what it takes to solve "The Queens Killer" scenario, or are the clues "Hiding in Plain Sight"?

The immensely popular app, has fans clamoring for more. So if you've been waiting for an Android version, now's your chance to work your way through the outbreaks to earn badges and achievements!

Work hard to solve the outbreak and earn a reward for good work, with Clever Clogs and Smarty Pants achievements; or fail to solve the outbreak and earn a Grim Reaper or Underachiever award. Saving lives has never been more fun!

Whether you're a teen considering a career in the sciences, a teacher looking for a great new way to show epidemiology at work, or a germ nerd of any age, Solve the Outbreak is a fascinating peek into the work that real-life Disease Detectives do every day to keep us safe.

As soon as a new outbreak is suspected, you race to the scene to figure out what's happening, why, how it started, and how it's spreading. Act fast and you can save a whole town, state, or even a country. Come up with the wrong answers and, well…you can always try again!

If you haven't tried the app yet, now's the perfect time to get started! Scientists and experts from across CDC have put their expertise and know-how into creating a realistic and exciting app that turns your tablet into its own version of CSI.

Download the free app today from iTunes or Google play!

Available on the App Store
Android App on Google Play
  • Page last reviewed: July 8, 2014
  • Page last updated: July 8, 2014
  • Content source:
    • Office of the Associate Director for Communication
    • Page maintained by: Office of the Associate Director for Communication
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