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My Secret Terrius: Netflix show predicted coronavirus outbreak with alarming accuracy in 2018

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Jacob Stolworthy
Wednesday 06 May 2020 19:44
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Netflix show My Secret Terrius predicted coronavirus in 2018

A TV show on Netflix seemed to accurately predict the coronavirus pandemic back in 2018.

The 10th episode of Korean series My Secret Terrius, which was released two years ago, makes mention of the deadly illness, which has been used to refer to several viruses before it became associated with the COVID-19 outbreak.

However, in prescient scenes from the show that were highlighted by Adam Nowell, a doctor can be heard saying: “The coronavirus attacks the respiratory system,” adding: “What’s more serious is that the coronavirus has an incubation period of two to 14 days.”

She adds: “This virus was manipulated to attack the lungs directly within just five minutes of being exposed.”

When asked if there’s a cure, she responds: “There’s no cure of vaccine available at the moment.”

Unlike real life, though, the virus in the show – which is seen being compared to SARS – was “manipulated” in an attempt to make it more contagious, although it’s remarked that the coronaviru “sattacsk the lungs directly within just five minutes of being exposed”.

Another moment shows children being instructed to wash their hands to prevent the virus from spreading

Last week, a book by a self-proclaimed psychic saw a surge in sales after claiming a global pandemic akin to coronavirus would occur “around 2020”.

Another book that recently made headlines for seemingly predicting the coronavirus outbreak is Dean Koontz’s Eyes of Darkness.

The Simpsons has also been highlighted for its accurate depiction of a global pandemic, while a clip from British sitcom Yes Minister went viral for mirroring the response of the British government.

Meanwhile, 2011 virus thriller Contagion has become one of the most-watched films online.

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