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The Coronavirus Collection: Prophecies and Predictions

Snopes fact-checks claims that the COVID-19 pandemic was prophesied by clairvoyants or "predicted" in works of fiction years before it took place.

Published Apr 2, 2020

Catastrophic events are often accompanied by claims that they were foretold by supernatural means or "predicted" in fictional narratives marked by "uncanny" resemblances to those events. Read our fact checks of those claims below.

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