This novel released in 1964, 56-years before 2020, the year of the coronavirus outbreak.
Notice in the 1980 film, the name of the illness changes from Tibetan Flu, to Italian Flu. Of course, coronavirus is reportedly wreaking havoc on Italy.
Corona and Italian share overlap as well.
As for the name ‘Day of Resurrection’, this is happening while the United States of America is 243-years-old.