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Combine rabies with the ability of a flu virus to spread quickly through the air, and you might have the makings of a zombie apocalypse.
It's theoretically possible—though extremely difficult—to create a hybrid rabies-influenza virus using modern genetic-engineering techniques, the University of Miami's Andreansky said.
"Sure, I could imagine a scenario where you mix rabies with a flu virus to get airborne transmission, a measles virus to get personality changes, the encephalitis virus to cook your brain with fever"—and thus increase aggression even further—"and throw in the e
Originally posted by Aoxoa
Do not worry a thing. If this were to happen it would be way to fast and noticeable. If this was to happened we have Will Smith on our case, hiding in bath tubs and whatnot to find a cure...
Just joking, but seriously zombies and ghouls are the least of our problems. Seriously what kills Humans will be slow and steady, and not swift and quick. It could be 'in the water', or 'in the air'... And would take time to develope.. Like a cancer or infertility.
What better way to kill an entire species than to just make them unable to reproduce.edit on 20-1-2011 by Aoxoa because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by toddy3174
theres a documentary on nat geo channel called "THE TRUTH ABOUT ZOMBIES" and some sciencey type was saying "if rabies went airborne you would have the rage virus" i dunno if it could happen but doesn't the bible talk of the dead rising in the last days? just something to think about