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Infectious Disease, Media, Medical Apps, Microbiology, Technology

Medical apps: They're not just for medicine anymore

Web-savvy physicians and e-patients aren’t the only ones harnessing the powers of new media for medical education. Famously bizarre musical artist Björk has just released a new song, “Virus,” as an interactive iPhone/iPad app. The appropriately named song describes what happens when a virus infects the body, and the app allows users to play along, altering the song accordingly. The video above reveals a sneak peek into the app, though each user’s experience will be different.

Via Spoonful of Medicine


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