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The Next Pandemic Could Be Lurking Anywhere. Can this Wildlife-Tracking app Help Prevent It?

Submitted by rileyta on March 30, 2021 - 02:00 PM

The SISS-Geo app (Georeferenced Wildlife Health Information System) allows users to document the health of animals they encounter and archives the precise location of the sighting. The software collects, through crowdsourcing, data on pathogens. SISS-Geo has helped Brazilian health officials monitor the movement of yellow, and predict where it’s headed next.

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Popular Science

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Brian Barth, Flavia Milhorance