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Why is a lottery conducted for sick patients to be cured?

In Contagion (2011), Why did the organization conduct a lottery according to the date of birth of the sick patients to decide which ones to cure?
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Why was Dr.Ian Sussman initially asked to shut down his research?

In the film Contagion, Dr. Ian Sussman played by Elliott Gould is asked by Dr. Ally Hextall (Jennifer Ehle) to stop his research, which he later defies and ends up developing the virus in a special ...
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How was Mitch Emhoff immune to the disease?

In the movie Contagion, it is shown that the character Mitch Emhoff was immune to the deadly virus which was spreading. Mitch's wife Beth dies almost within a day after reaching home. Mitch's son ...
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How is this movie so close to current epidemic due to COVID-19? [closed]

I recently watched a movie Contagion (2011) starring some very high rated actors like Kate Winslet, Gwyneth Paltrow, Matt Damon, Lawrence Fishburne, Jude Law etc. It seems to have precisely predicted ...