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Virus game 'Plague' app pulled in China: developer

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Profiting from a virus that can wipe out the world is the lowest of any living beings. Why don't u spend time to find the cure ???.

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Profiting from a virus that can wipe out the world is the lowest of any living beings. Why don't u spend time to find the cure ???.

The game came out all the way back in 2012 - which epidemic virus happened in 2012?

"Plague Inc" was released in 2012 and has more than 130 million players, according to Ndemic.

Ndemic said the simulation game had previously been recognised as an educational tool by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Players took to China's Twitter-like Weibo platform to criticise the decision to pull the game.

"I've played Plague Inc for so long, I'm so angry! It taught us to wash hands frequently and protect ourselves... Honestly, I learned a lot about infectious diseases from this game," one wrote.

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