Interesting intersection of an MMPORG and epidemiology.


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From: Pine W <>
Date: Thu, Jan 7, 2016 at 3:22 PM
Subject: Proposed social media post: epidemiology and the World of Warcraft
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"In 2005 a glitch in World of Warcraft allowed a plague to spread in the
game leading non-infected players to abandon cities while those infected
were forced into quarantines. It was later studied by epidemiologists to
see how real life people would react to a pandemic."

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