Event Description

Epidemic Warning

A lethal epidemic is spreading in neighbouring regions. Since you’re low on cash, you could consider skipping the recommended vaccinations in order to save money and create room in your budget for next year.

You can save around: $10

Skip vaccinations?

Epidemic Warning event screenshot – 3rd World Farmer.

In-game Effects

If the player decides to skip vaccinations, he will get the money but risk losing one family member to the epidemic during the following season. If this happens, a note about it will appear on the annual report.

External Links

WikiPedia list of epidemics:

“Ten threats to global health in 2019,” World Health Organization, 2019:

“10 facts on immunization,” World Health Organization, 2018:

“Missed opportunities and barriers for vaccination: a descriptive analysis of private and public health facilities in four African countries,” Pan African Medical Journal, 2017:

“How Bangladesh reduced average number of children per woman” by Najma Rizvi, D+C Development and Cooperation, 2018: