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Advances in technology based on mobile phones and genetic sequencing have improved tracking of infectious disease outbreaks helping to prevent epidemics from emerging. This SciDev.net article focuses on the surveillance possibilities offered by cell phone and crowd surfing technologies now and in the future and the greatest challenge behind fully implementing these systems: political will.

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