Three Coronavirus Coincidences the Media Isn’t Talking About

Because Inciting Frenzied Mass Hysteria Is Far Easier Than Critical Thinking and Asking Tough Questions

J.L. Pattison
3 min readMar 14, 2020


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In spite of all the pandemonium surrounding the reported Coronavirus pandemic, the following three coincidences haven’t escaped the notice of those who are paying attention to the man behind the curtain.

Coincidence 1

In 2019, a little gathering known as the Hong Kong protests had been raging in China for months (you may have heard about it). These protests were dragging on and showing no sign of letting up, when all of a sudden a virus conveniently emerged out of nowhere putting an immediate damper on those pesky liberty-loving protestors.

Coincidence 2

The virus has made its way to the United States just in time to begin damaging the U.S. economy preceding the presidential elections. A convenient turn of events for the entrenched establishment of lifelong politicians who’ve spent all their time (and your money) the past three years trying to dethrone the current U.S. president.

Oh, and as an added bonus, now freedom of association and freedom of movement are under threat even in (relatively) free countries around the world, like the United States.

Coincidence 3

The 1996 edition of the novel, The Eyes of Darkness written by Dean Koontz (under the pen name Leigh Nichols) just so happens to include a “biological weapon” called “Wuhan-400” that was developed “outside the city of Wuhan.”

The novel further states that “the Chinese could use Wuhan-400 to wipe out a city or a country.”

Some apologists for Koontz are attempting to debunk this “coincidence” by throwing the baby out with the bathwater. They’re claiming that the mention of “Wuhan-400” in the novel is a hoax—a fabrication to create a “conspiracy theory” by pointing out the fact that the original 1981 printing cites the virus as “Gorki-400” from Russia.



J.L. Pattison

Called "A 21st Century Rod Serling," JL Pattison is the author of 4 books of contemporary speculative fiction for modern-day thought criminals.