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In 2017, I published an article on the 2011 Steven Soderbergh film Contagion in a collection of essays titled Melodrama Unbound. The director and actors of Contagion describe this project as “ultra-realistic,” and proudly tout the consultations with scientists working on SARS, the West Nile virus, and smallpox as evidence of their commitment to facts. […]

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