The Verge reported that this Steven Soderbergh film from 2011 based on the SARS pandemic is being widely downloaded via torrent these days, so I had to take a look.
I’m guessing it’s mostly out of curiosity — most people are afraid of the unknown and take comfort in knowing what to expect in times of a global disaster or pandemic.
Anyway, I streamed it via Prime Video and it’s worth a watch on account of the ensemble cast and great performances in particular from Jude Law and Laurence Fishburne. It looks at the pandemic from several different points of view — scientists and researchers, world governments, media, healthcare workers and others.
If you’re one, however, who gets paranoid in times like these, I do not recommend you watch this.