Diagnosing a single case of malaria can take up to 30 minutes of a technician’s time, and drastically slows down a health care system’s ability to respond to an outbreak. This game aims to create a global network of “spotters” to speed this process up. The more parasites you find, the more data you contribute to fighting the disease.
Hundreds of thousands of people die every year due to malaria infections. But the disease is easily treatable—it just depends on fast diagnosis and treatment. That’s where Malaria Hunter comes in.
Malaria Hunter uses crowdsourcing data to diagnose malaria. Players join a global force of Malaria Hunters to find hidden parasites in real blood images. By playing the game, you are helping make malaria diagnosis more accessible and affordable for real patients around the world.
So beat the clock, and click all the parasites you can find!
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