Professor Rachel McKendry recently spoke to Deutsche Welle, Germany's international broadcaster about the her research into mobile phone and web-tracking technologies to curb the spread of the next potentially massive deadly disease outbreak. With EPSRC funding for a major new Interdisciplinary Research Centre, these 21st century technologies will create an early-warning sensing system for infectious diseases. Dr John Brownstein from Harvard Medical School also speaks about his pioneering initiative Healthmap.org.
Link to DW Interview: http://www.dw.de/spectrum-track-and-be-tracked-2013-08-26/e-16919879
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