Photophobia is a symptom found in the Nipah Virus scenario, the Necroa Virus, the Simian Flu & the Shadow Plague DLC.

Necroa Virus

Symptom Combos

Nipah Virus

To obtain this symptom it is necessary to evolve Bat 1, Swine 1 or Horse 1.

Simian Flu

This symptom causes the infected to experience discomfort when looking at bright lights, decreasing future cure research speed.

Government Actions

  • If the player evolves this symptom, the countries affected with the simian flu will begin to nationalize the sunglasses industry.

Shadow Plague

This symptom causes excessive optic nerve impulses that trigger a severe intolerance to light. This symptom increases infectivity as a result.

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