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Solve the Outbreak App

Download & Get Started Today!

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 developing a realistic, exciting app that turns your mobile tablet into its own version of CSI.

Download the free app today!

Available on the App Store
Available on Google Play

New Outbreaks

Are you ready to earn the highly coveted Disease Detective badge? CDC has released an update to Solve the Outbreak, the popular, free mobile tablet app that puts you in the shoes of a member of the Epidemic Intelligence Service. The app now has 12 outbreaks, giving you plenty of opportunity to put your detective skills to the test and have fun.

The immensely popular app has had fans clamoring for more. So if you've been stuck as a Senior Specialist, now's your chance to work your way through the new outbreaks to earn more badges!

New Features

New, exciting features such as:

  • Sound effects
  • New scenarios
  • Disease Detective badge

Work hard to earn an achievement such as Clever Clogs and Smarty Pants; but beware of the Grim Reaper and Underachiever if you fail to Solve the Outbreak.

Fun, Interactive Peek into the World of Epidemiology

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 spread. 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!

  • Page last reviewed: June 27, 2014
  • Page last updated: June 27, 2014
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