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The game of life

Can a board game help teach people about the spread of infectious diseases and the importance of vaccines? That's the theory of Mary Flanagan, Ph.D. a Dartmouth College professor and the head of Dartmouth's Tiltfactor Lab. Flanagan led the development of Pox: Save the People, which, she says, "helps a player understand how a disease can spread from one place to another and how an outbreak might happen." The game will be distributed to schools throughout the Upper Valley of New Hampshire and Vermont, and it is also available at the Tiltfactor online store. Learn more about the game by clicking on the link below.

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