Operation Outbreak

United States

2020 2020 Finalist | Future Learning

Operation Outbreak (OO) is a Bluetooth-based simulation platform that teaches students how pathogens spread and the impact of interventions, thereby facilitating the safe reopening of schools. OO also generates data to inform epidemiological models and prevent future out- breaks. Before SARS-CoV-2 was reported, they repeatedly simulated a virus with similar features, correctly predicting many human behaviours later observed during the pandemic.


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