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Plague Inc. is a mobile game where you unleash viruses etc. to take out the world.

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Plague Inc: Symptom cannot be devolved

While playing a virus infection in Plague Inc (Android), the Insomnia symptom has been randomly mutated, and it cannot be devolved. The Devolve button is visible, but greyed out. It's the early ...
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Why are there no infected transports between two 100% infected countries?

I regularly have trouble infecting some islands (Madagascar, New Zealand, Caribbean). In most cases almost the entire world is infected, and ships and planes are flying around (plague not detected). ...
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How does the scoring in Plague inc work? [duplicate]

I am doing better and better but can’t seem to really knock it out of the park. How much do you have to wipe stuff out to get all five badges here?
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How to successfully infect all people in plague inc

I'm currently struggling to infect all people in plague inc. My disease kills too much people, and all the infected die without infecting more people. So, I always lose as a result. Is there a ...
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How come I lose the game when all hosts die, even if I have the Necrosis upgrade?

In Plague Inc, you can lose if all the hosts of your disease die. But the Necrosis upgrade allows people to get the disease from corpses. So if everyone with the disease dies while I have the Necrosis ...
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People getting healthy after they get infected

I am getting stuck on Virus level because I can manage to get entirely 100% of the population infected without one dying, but after I get to that point and I start killing people, after a point soon ...
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How do I prevent Brexit?

One of the achievements for Plague Inc is preventing Britain from leaving the EU. Occasionally while playing I see a pop up saying that Britain voted for a referendum to leave the EU, so I assume it ...
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Can I synchronize Plague Inc. mobile version with the PC version?

I watched some videos of Plague Inc (PC version) and I liked its graphics. I started to play Plague Inc. on my mobile phone and I made some progress. After I saw the PC version's gameplay video, I ...
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What strategy should I use to get "Insane Bolt"?

There is an achievement called "Insane Bolt" that requires to beat the game with Bacteria in less than 365 days. I want to beat it on Brutal. My strategy proved to be close to the goal (around 400 ...
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How can I put humanity on Santa's naughty list?

There is an achievement called "On the Naughty List", related to the scenario "Santa's Little Helper" (featuring the Neurax Worm that wants to restore happiness) and that asks me to put the humanity ...
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Why didn't I get the symptom of public defecation?

There are specific combinations that unlock symptom combos in Plague, INC. I was playing as a virus (which mutates uncontrollably) and I had a ton of points to apply after infecting everyone. When I ...
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Plague Inc. full version

I am under the impression that the free version will be upgraded to full version by completing all viruses in all difficulties. Am I right or is full version purchase only?
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What is the math behind Plague Inc DNA points?

This is a two part question. The reason I am asking them in the same question is because they are both part of a broader question: What is my DNA point income so I can effectively ration which ...
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How can I achieve 3 biohazards with the 'Black Death' scenario in Plague Inc

I've had a reasonable amount of success with Plague Inc, and can reliably beat the 'normal' diseases on mega-brutal. However I remain flummoxed by the Black Death scenario. I've tried several times ...
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How to beat Nano-virus without cheats?

I'm stuck on Nano-virus at the moment. Basically it's the one where the world automatically knows you're there since the virus escaped from a lab. Is there a way to beat it easily without using cheats?...
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Strategy for BRUTAL mode : DNA points are over!

I was playing Brutal mode for the first time and to spread the "bacteria" I evolved everything in transmission to first level and birds transmission to 2nd level , also all abilities to first level ...
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What combos are available and what are their effects?

I have noticed on multiple playthroughs that evolving certain symptoms can result in a combination symptom, as follows: In this instance, sneezing and diarrhoea are causing "unwanted accidents", ...
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Why doesn't population death yield DNA points?

Some DNA points are automatic, in that you don't have to click any bubbles to get them. Normally I see two big streams of these points. On the way up, as the plague spreads. On the way back down, as ...
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What actions result in gaining DNA?

DNA in Plague Inc is used as a resource for purchasing additional mutations. Throughout the game I have noticed that various actions (like devolving on normal difficulty or popping bubbles) result in ...
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What is the quickest way to kill everybody?

After a bit of practice I am now easily getting to a point where my plague infects the entire planet. I am finding that with symptoms like Total Organ Failure and Comas that my plagues have a medium ...
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How do I unlock the Modify Genetic Codes without buying them?

In Plague Inc there are 25 genes to discover (5 per spot) that you can use prior to launching the game that gives you a boost / alters the gameplay. It says: "You can discover all of these ...
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How to get 5 biohazards?

I have never even got 4 bio-hazards before. What's required to get 5 bio-hazards when you win?
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What are the best tactics for each plague type on Speed Run mode?

Question: What are the best strategies on speed run mode, consistently winning in under one year? My best so far is with Bacteria - 408 days to kill off humanity. My Strategy: Start in China. ...
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Can the cure for your disease fail?

On Plague INC, once the humans make a cure for your disease, is it possible for it to not work and them have to re-make it?
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Do you get more DNA points by popping red and orange bubbles sooner?

When I infect a new country, a red bubble appears. Also, orange bubbles appear randomly on occasion. Usually these seem to give me somewhere between 1 and 4 DNA points when I pop them. Are the number ...
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Why is my Fungus not spreading/killing?

I seem to be getting a bug on certain Plague Inc fungus levels. In certain countries, my plague stalls and the numbers never change. My DNA level keeps rising, but the number of infected doesn't shift....
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Plague Inc. Fungus level

Plague Inc. is an insanely addicting iOS game, and the first 2 levels were challenging but I was able to kill all humans in a way that would make Omicron Persei 8 proud. However, this fungus level ...
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Tactics for high score on Plague Inc

I find the iOS game "Plague Inc" pretty easy since the same tactic seems to work on every level. I simply evolve air and water transmission along with cold and drug resistance until every single ...
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