How the Zombie Apocalypse Could Actually Happen

December 23, 2015

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

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