Statement on the current Coronavirus outbreak

The Coronavirus outbreak in China is deeply concerning and we’ve received a lot of questions from players and the media.

 

Plague Inc. has been out for eight years now and whenever there is an outbreak of disease we see an increase in players, as people seek to find out more about how diseases spread and to understand the complexities of viral outbreaks.

 

We specifically designed the game to be realistic and informative, while not sensationalising serious real-world issues. This has been recognised by the CDC and other leading medical organisations around the world.

 

However, please remember that Plague Inc. is a game, not a scientific model and that the current coronavirus outbreak is a very real situation which is impacting a huge number of people. We would always recommend that players get their information directly from local and global health authorities.

 

You can find out more about the CDC and Plague Inc. here: https://blogs.cdc.gov/publichealthmatters/2013/04/plague-inc/

You can find out more information about Coronavirus here: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

 

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