Starring Matt Damon, the film is about the spread of a respiratory virus, and the introduction of a vaccine to combat it. It also shows society panic as the virus reaches every country in the world, killing the most vulnerable.
Sound familiar? Well embarrassingly, health secretary Matt Hancock related to it so heavily that he said it shaped his strategy on the UK’s coronavirus vaccination programme.
Speaking on LBC earlier this year he said: “In the film, it shows the moment of highest stress around the vaccine programme is not before its rolled out - when the scientists and manufacturers work together at pace - it’s afterwards when there is a huge row of the order of priority.”