Many infectious diseases spread as people pass one another on the street. This
study aims at collecting information on social encounters based in Cambridge,
UK. It uses mobile phones to anonymously record how often people encounter
each other. This information helps scientists and medical researchers to
understand how close-contact infections, such as swine flu, spread between
FluPhone relies on your support!
To participate in this study, we ask you to download and run a software on your
mobile phone and also to enter any symptoms, that might be relevant for
flu-like illnesses. You can find more information about FluPhone.
Find out, if your mobile phone is compatible.
The FluPhone application will use the mobile Internet on your phone to upload
data to our server. Costs may incur, depending on your contract.
May 2011: FluPhone Study is running only for experimental purpose until July
The FluPhone Study in Cambridge general public started!
The pilot study within the computer laboratory will start on the April 21st, 2010
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