Contagion is an American thriller movie with Steven Soderbergh as the director. Jude Law, Gwyneth Paltrow, Matt Damon, and Marion Cottilard are in the lead roles. The movie is known to present the most precise storyline of today’s coronavirus pandemic situation. That’s why this 2011 film has gained immediate traction and people are watching this to find answers.
The virus is shown to be transmitted by fomites. A pig eats a fruit that a bat drops and is then slaughtered for consumption. This leads the virus to pass from the bat to a human that then turns into a pandemic. In the story, Beth Emhoff dies from an unknown virus after she returns from a Hong Kong trip. While her husband rushes her to hospital, he finds their son died from the same cause after returning home. Watch the journey of attempts made by public health officials and medical researchers to find and contain the disease.