👍 Three months before the coronavirus outbreak, Event 201 predicted how it might play out

Liked Three months before the coronavirus outbreak, Event 201 predicted how it might play out (ABC News)

The Event 201 scenario — the brainchild of researchers at the Johns Hopkins Centre for Health Security — was designed to test our global preparedness in the face of a severe pandemic.

They are quick to note that the simulation was in no way a prediction of the events that would follow it, and the inputs used for modelling the potential impact of the fictional virus are not similar to the current outbreak.

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