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EXPLORE VACCINATIONS WITH VIRUS FIGHTER

All day from Thursday 31 March until Sunday 10 April

Times shown are in GMT (UTC +0) up to the 26th March. For events on or after 27th March times are in BST (UTC +1).

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Find out more about vaccinations with the Virus Fighter game! In this online game, developed by Babraham Institute scientists and Cambridge school students, players must make decisions to try to control one of four viral disease outbreaks.

In this game players learn more about viruses, immunity and vaccinations. In mission mode, players must make decisions to try and control one of four viral disease outbreaks (influenza, coronavirus, ebola and airborne ebola). In free play mode, players can modify virus properties and containment measures to see how this affects the spread of disease.

Virus Fighter was co-developed by Babraham Institute and students at the Cambridge Academy for Science and Technology.

Please note: this educational tool is designed to stimulate discussions on virus properties and on the effectiveness of different responses to a pandemic. The simulation cannot model all aspects of a pandemic, and can be considered illustrative rather than predictive.

Play Virus Fighter at https://www.virusfighter.org

About the organisers: the Babraham Institute is a world leading biosciences research institute whose work focuses on better understanding ageing and the effect it has on our bodies.

Booking email address: PE@babraham.ac.uk

Booking/Registration is: UNAVAILABLE

Additional Information

Age: Adults, Young Adults 12 – 18
Format: Other
Timing: Available on Demand
Theme: Health
Accessibility: Full access

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