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Join the germ elimination movement and train to become a GSI Agent.
Welcome to the germ lab of the future

ARE YOU READY TO BECOME A GSI AGENT?

Show us you have what it takes.



Enter the world of GSI: Germ Scene Investigation as a detective on the hunt for germs, scientific evidence, and life-saving answers to important questions about germ safety.
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HOW TO PLAY

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YOUR MISSION: INVESTIGATE REAL WORLD GERM SCENES FROM YOUR MOBILE PHONE or device

The world is depending on you to stop the spread of a deadly virus that moves invisibly from person to person. Each GSI course presents a different potentially dangerous scenario you'll have to prove you can navigate safely.

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UNCOVER THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN: FACT AND FICTION

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Virus Transmissions

High Touch Surfaces

You'll be tested at every turn to find the truth about germ transmission. Identify high touch surfaces where infection hides and answer knowledge-testing questions about how to protect yourself and others from germs.

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gameplay that turns GERM-SAFE INFORMATION INTO LIFE-SAVING INSTINCTS

Does the immersive story-world of GSI: Germ Scene Investigation remind you of a certain TV show? That’s the point! Learning information in a familiar context helps your brain remember better by pairing new facts with stuff that’s already stored in your long term memory.

 

DO YOUR PART TO STOP THE SECOND WAVE

RECRUIT YOUR FRIENDS & FAMILY TO UNLOCK MORE courses & prizes

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Share on Social Media

The mission to stop the pandemic needs all hands on deck. Recruit more agents by sharing GSI with your community and everyone who plays will be rewarded exclusive offers by our brand partners.

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FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

General FAQs

Can I create my own Custom GSI Course?


Yes! Contact Us for more information.




Who is GSI: Germ Scene Investigation for?


Anyone who wants to improve their germ awareness to stay safe and stop the spread of COVID-19.




Is this game for all ages?


Yes! GSI: Germ Scene Investigation is kid-friendly and easy to play.




Do I need to download an app?


Nope. It’s browser-based and you can play from any device or computer.




Does the game come in any languages besides English?


Not currently, but stay tuned—we’re working on it!




Why did Loci make GSI: Germ Scene Investigation?


To give people a practical and fun way to learn about germs so we can all work together to stop the spread of coronavirus.




Why is it so important to #STOPTHESPREAD?


Invisible virus germs are transmitted from person to person through the air, and also by touching shared surfaces. Stopping the spread of germs will help us save lives and end the COVID-19 outbreak.




What’s a Germ Scene?


Anywhere people are can be a Germ Scene, like an office, grocery store or public transit. You can investigate common Germ Scenes in GSI: Germ Scene Investigation, or you can create a custom Germ Scene out of your own workplace or home! Contact Us for details.




What’s a Germ Hotspot?


They are high-traffic surfaces that are touched frequently by many different peoplewhere germs gather in concentrated amounts.




What types of surfaces are germs typically found on?


The most common hotspots are door handles, counters, touchpads, and seats. Materials of these surfaces may vary, but common hotspot materials are metal, glass, plastic, wood or cardboard. Learn more by playing GSI: Germ Scene Investigation!




What should I do once I’ve identified the germ hotspots in my area?


Now that you know where germs are most likely to gather, you can take necessary precautions to maintain a clean and safe space. Follow recommended sanitization protocol when cleaning surfaces, and remember to wash your hands with soap for 20 seconds after touching any germ hotspots. Check out the Resources section for further information on cleaning and disinfecting.





 
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JOIN GSI & STAY SAFE

GSI DATA CENTRE

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STUDY

SURFACES

Stability of SARS-CoV-2 in different environmental conditions.

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STUDY

VIRUS TRANSMISSION

How to Protect Yourself & Others.

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STUDY

MASKS

Visualizing Speech-Generated Oral Fluid Droplets with Laser Light Scattering.

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STUDY

SURFACES

Persistence of coronaviruses on inanimate surfaces and their inactivation with biocidal agents.

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STUDY

MASKS

Use of Cloth Face Coverings to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19.

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STUDY

SANITIZATION

Chemical Disinfectants: Guideline for Disinfection and Sterilization in Healthcare Facilities (2008).

STUDY

SURFACES

Aerosol and surface stability of HCoV-19 (SARS-CoV-2) compared to SARS-CoV-1

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STUDY

MASKS

Respiratory Virus Shedding in Exhaled Breath and Efficacy of Face Masks.

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STUDY

HAND WASHING

Show Me the Science - How to Wash Your Hands.

 
 
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POWERED BY LOCI

Instructions don't have to suck.
 

Loci makes information sticky by transforming it into memorable, gamified experiences. Turn your instructions, tutorials, orientations and more into engaging, web-based games that people remember.
 

Loci created GSI: Germ Scene Investigation to combat misinformation and empower everyone to do their part to end the pandemic.

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