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How the Zombie Apocalypse Could Actually Happen

According to the very highly regarded British Medical Journal, a zombie apocalypse spreading across the globe is actually a possibility. Mind you there are a handful of caveats, but the globalization of commerce and the inability for governments to work together will mean such a disease could spread super-fast and leave everyone fending for themselves. I know I’m ready if it happens, how about you guys?

 

From the Solanum virus in World War Z to Trixie in The Crazies, books, films and TV shows have spent decades highlighting the, albeit fictional, threat of a zombie apocalypse.

But such a threat may be more real than first thought.

A researcher from Ohio has published a study that looks at the rise of fictional ‘zombie’ infections in a tongue-in cheek way to draw attention to the real-word threat of how diseases spread.

She also uses it as a ‘wake-up’ call for the medical and community to fund research into how countries tackle outbreaks – using the recent Ebola crisis as an example. Continue Reading

Rick Sunderland

Written by Rick Sunderland

Action defines a person. You are labelled by these actions. Those who witness these actions label you. Those who are around to see most of your actions have a better definition of you as a person. You are the only one around to witness all of your actions. So how do you define yourself? What if you do nothing, how then would you be labelled? With this in mind, I guess you could say that I am many things to many people. I am a Boy Scout, Father, Husband, Soldier, Clerk, Survivalist, Entrepreneur, Dork, Dweeb, and many others, but what I like most is being a writer. I love to create things that people enjoy. In the end, I hope I am labeled as an all around good guy.

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