Brady Page & Eric J Topol –

A long-envisaged goal of outbreak response is a system that capitalises on the availability of massive amounts of diverse data types and the pervasiveness of smartphones to track and communicate an individual’s risk in real time. Let’s call this hypothetical app “WhatsEpi”. What might WhatsEpi look like and how could existing technologies be used to realise it for the future disease X pandemic?

Read the full article in The Lancet.