The Actors From Contagion Want You to Stay Home and Wash Your Hands

Columbia's School of Public Health tapped the cast for virtual COVID-19 PSAs

a collage of scenes from the film Contagion
Contagion was released in 2011 and has been lauded for its relative scientific accuracy, as pandemic films go. Warner Bros. Entertainment

Like so many other people anxious about the novel coronavirus, you may have watched the 2011 pandemic-themed film Contagion recently. And while it’s still a sensationalized movie, of course, it turns out there is a lot of scientific expertise that went into the making of it.

@klundster Kathryn Lundstrom is Adweek's breaking news reporter based in Austin.