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YouTubers keep playing Plague Inc. to try and simulate how coronavirus will spread across the world, even though the company behind the game has stressed it’s ‘not a scientific model’

YouTubers have been playing a game called Plague Inc. where they have to try and wipe out humanity with a disease. So many people have been downloading the app since news of the coronavirus broke that its creator James Vaughan had to put out a statement saying the outbreak was […]
YouTubers keep playing Plague Inc. to try and simulate how coronavirus will spread across the world, even though the company behind the game has stressed it’s ‘not a scientific model’
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People are obsessed with a game where you destroy humanity by spreading a disease. It’s a way to work through coronavirus anxiety, according to an expert.

As concerns about the Wuhan coronavirus spreads, downloads of the mobile strategy game Plague Inc are soaring. Users have reached out to Ndemic Creations, the company that created the game, to ask public health questions about the coronavirus and its spread. Michelle Colder Carras, a researcher who studies video games […]
People are obsessed with a game where you destroy humanity by spreading a disease. It’s a way to work through coronavirus anxiety, according to an expert.