posted on Oct, 2 2012 @ 09:30 AM
reply to post by PurpleDog UK
As much as monay people may scoff at the "zombie" theory, the point remains that within scientific circles, the combination of the rabies virus with
another that makes it more transmittable, would produce a "zombie" like scenario. one chemist specified a combination with the flu virus could have
such effect. However a combination with hemorrhagic fever at this point may kill the person too quickly before the madness of the rabies makes them
get aggressive to zombie proportions, however the blood secretion will make it more likely to spread through contamination to people trying to help.
So at the moment about a 5/10 on the zombie apocalypse scale, but due to the long term incubation period, this is definitely spreadable to other parts
of the world quite quickly without people realizing. However, the contamination and containment of this at the moment seems quite simple. and with the
spead of death following the outbreak, it seems unlikely to be accidentally contagious.
however this depends on the possible types of contamination, I.e. bites, or fluid transfer, rather than picking up the virus from sneezes etc.
if the latter happens to be true, or if it becomes air bourne, we have problems.
edit on 2/10/2012 by JakiusFogg because: (no reason given)