The Zombie Links – Year 2012

Year 2012

Rabies vaccine to be dropped from the air

“The Texas Department of State Health Services will drop vaccines from the air Wednesday.It's part of the annual effort to protect people and livestock from rabies. They'll drop about 1.8 million doses of the rabies vaccine over the next month.”

Source: - 1.4.2012

First Case of White-Nose Syndrome Confirmed At Russell Cave

“Although scientists have yet to fully understand white-nose syndrome, research has demonstrated the disease is caused by a newly discovered fungus, Geomyces destructans, which often grows into white tufts on the muzzles of infected bats, giving the disease its name. White-nose syndrome was first detected in New York state in 2006 and has killed more than 5.5 million cave dwelling bats in eastern North America.”

Source: - 3.15.2012

Report: Homeland Security to Build Bio Safety Level 4 Virus Research Facility Centrally Located In Kansas

"Because building a nuclear power plant in a heavily populated area, next to the ocean and near fourteen active fault lines turned out to be such a great idea, Department of Homeland Security has approved $50 million for the construction of a Bio-level 3 and 4 virus research facility geographically located in the center of America."

Source: - 3.12.2012

Mysterious ‘zombie’ disease afflicts thousands of Ugandan children

“Reportedly the children gnaw at their fabric restraints, like a rabid animals,” says The Daily Tech. The article calls them “zombie children,” having “no cure” and “no future.”

Source: - 3.21.2012


Source: - 9.24.2012

Study: Fungus behind bat die-off came from Europe

Source: - 4.9.2012

Deadly airborne fungus spreading in Pacific Northwest

A newly discovered deadly airborne fungus is spreading. Cryptococcus gattii has caused several deaths in Oregon. Now it's working its way into California and Washington.

Source: - 4.23.2010

Deadly fungal disease detected outside the Pacific Northwest

As of June, 171 cases of infection caused by Cryptococcus gatti, a fungus once confined to tropical climates, had been reported in the U.S. That includes at least 100 cases in Oregon and Washington, where officials have been tracking an outbreak since 2004.

Source: - 9.11.2013

Evolution seen in 'synthetic DNA'

Researchers have succeeded in mimicking the chemistry of life in synthetic versions of DNA and RNA molecules.

Source: - 4.19.2012

Owners struggle with 'robot cat' illness

Source: - 4.19.2012

Fungal epidemic to destroy mankind very slowly

Source: - 4.25.2012 - Link is not active anymore.

Green clouds over Moscow pollen, not aliens

Source: - 4.26.2012

Department of Homeland Security to Release Bacteria in Boston Subway System

Source:  - 5.1.2012

Naked man killed by Police near MacArthur Causeway was ‘eating’ face off victim

It was a scene as creepy as a Hannibal Lecter movie.

One man was shot to death by Miami police, and another man is fighting for his life after he was attacked, and his face allegedly half eaten, by a naked man on the MacArthur Causeway off ramp Saturday, police said.

Source: - 5.26.2012

Terraforming of Earth

Source: 5.27.2012

Mao Sugiyama Cooks, Serves Own Genitals At Banquet In Tokyo (GRAPHIC PHOTOS)

Source: - 5.27.2012

Victim of cannibal agreed to be eaten

Source: - 12.4.2003

CDC Zombie Preparedness

Wonder why zombies, zombie apocalypse, and zombie preparedness continue to live or walk dead on a CDC web site? As it turns out what first began as a tongue-in-cheek campaign to engage new audiences with preparedness messages has proven to be a very effective platform. We continue to reach and engage a wide variety of audiences on all hazards preparedness via “zombie preparedness”.

Source: - 5.29.2012

Alexander Kinyua Ate Kujoe Agyei-Kodie’s Brain, Heart In Maryland, Cops Say

Source: - 5.31.2012

New Jersey man throws intestines at cops after repeatedly stabbing himself

Source: - 5.31.2012

Using rabies virus, researcher tracks inputs to dopamine neurons

A genetically-modified version of the rabies virus is helping scientists at Harvard to trace neural pathways in the brain, a research effort that could one day lead to treatments for Parkinson's disease and addiction

Source: -  6.6.2012

U.S. government faulted over risk of pathogens escaping lab

The Department of Homeland Security underestimates the risk that human error could allow pathogens to escape from a proposed $1 billion lab designed to study lethal animal-borne diseases, a U.S. advisory panel warned on Friday.

Source: - 6.15.2012

Chinese 'cannibal' attack caught on camera as drunk bus driver leaps on woman and chews on her face

Source: - 7.2.2012

Immune find to boost vaccines

Source: 11.18.2012

Could Ebola now be airborne? New research shows lethal virus can be spread from pigs to monkeys without contact

Fears are growing that the most lethal form of the Ebola virus can mutate into an airborne pathogen, making the spread of the terrifying disease more difficult to check.

Source: - 11.16.2012

Scientists’ budget zombie movie becomes internet hit

Source: france24.c0m - 12.13.2012

Harvard creates cyborg flesh that’s half man, half machine

Bioengineers at Harvard University have created the first examples of cyborg tissue: Neurons, heart cells, muscle, and blood vessels that are interwoven by nanowires and transistors.

Source: - 8.29.2012

Homeland Security grants went to ‘zombie apocalypse’ training

Most believe zombies are relegated to the movies and video games, but Oklahoma Republican Sen. Tom Coburn has highlighted the Department of Homeland Security’s participation in a staged “zombie apocalypse.”

Source: -  12.5.2012