The Virus (TV series)

The Virus (Korean더 바이러스; RRDeo Baireosu; MRTŏ Pairŏsŭ) is a 2013 South Korean television series starring Um Ki-joon, Lee So-jung, Lee Ki-woo, and Jo Hee-bong. It aired on OCN from March 1 to May 3, 2013, on Fridays at 22:00 for 10 episodes.[1]

The Virus
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Promotional poster
GenreMedical drama
Created byJinhee Choi
Jiyoung Park
Written byLee Myung-sook
Directed byChoi Young-soo
StarringUm Ki-joon
Lee So-jung
Lee Ki-woo
Jo Hee-bong
Country of originSouth Korea
Original languageKorean
No. of episodes10
ProducersJinseok Lee
Changho Lee
Production companyJS Pictures
Original networkOCN
Original releaseMarch 1 (2013-03-01) –
May 3, 2013 (2013-05-03)


Lee Myung-hyun and his disease control task force investigate a mutant virus that has a 100% fatality rate and kills the infected within three days. Not only must they find an antidote, they must also stop the epidemic from spreading and killing all of mankind.[2]


International broadcastEdit

It aired in Japan on cable channel KNTV from October 23 to November 21, 2013,[6] and was re-aired on cable channel BS-Japan.[7]


  1. ^ "OCN <더 바이러스> 엄기준의 원톱 주연, 성공할까?". TenAsia (in Korean). 28 February 2013. Retrieved 2014-07-02.
  2. ^ "The Virus (DVD) (4-Disc) (End) (OCN TV Drama) (Korea Version)". YesAsia. Retrieved 2014-07-02.
  3. ^ "Um Ki Joon Cast in New Drama The Virus". KDramaStars. 15 January 2013. Retrieved 2014-07-02.
  4. ^ "Wonder Girl's Yubin Confesses She is Nervous About Her First Acting Gig". KDramaStars. 26 February 2013. Retrieved 2014-07-02.
  5. ^ "Wonder Girls Yubin talks about her thoughts regarding her acting debut in The Virus". Soompi. 26 February 2013. Retrieved 2013-12-24.
  6. ^ "Kntv ドラマ ザ・ウイルス". Archived from the original on 2016-06-23. Retrieved 2014-06-30.
  7. ^ "ドラマ ザ・ウイルス | Bs11". Archived from the original on 2015-04-20. Retrieved 2014-06-30.

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