40 Years Ago, A Novel Predicted The Coronavirus Outbreak; Called It Wuhan-400?
19, Feb 2020, 2:55 PM IST
More than 1700 people have died in China because of the coronavirus outbreak. The Chinese city Wuhan is the epicenter of the virus which has now spread to over 25 countries. But did you know a fiction book predicted the Wuhan virus around 40 years ago? A thriller novel The Eyes of Darkness, written by Dean Koontz in 1981, mentioned a virus named Wuhan-400. In the novel, the virus was created as a weapon in a laboratory. Fiction can definitely be strange at times. Internet is absolutely stumped with the reference of Wuhan virus in this book.