The Zombie Links – Year 2018

Year 2018

Zombie deer virus outbreak in America sparks fears the epidemic could spread to humans eating infected meat

A "ZOMBIE disease" that has killed thousands of deer in the US could soon infect humans in a chilling echo of Mad Cow Disease.

Source: - 1.23.2018

‘When the zombie apocalypse happens’: Elon Musk has already made millions selling a flame-thrower

The Boring Company — the same outlet Musk founded to disrupt traffic congestion with tunnelling — began selling flame-throwers this weekend at $500 (U.S.) a pop.

Source: - 1.30.2018

Outbreak at the Winter Olympics 2018 in Pyeongchang South Korea 

Just before the opening of the Olympics a Norovirus outbreak took place in Pyeongchang. Among the affected were members of the Olympics Organizing Committee, various personnel and cafeteria workers.

Coyote Killed In New York City Tests Positive For Rabies: Second Coyote Still At Large

A coyote that was killed after going on a biting spree in the suburbs of New York City was tested positive for rabies, while a second one is still on the loose.

Source: - 3.5.2018

Nationwide manhunt underway for missing CDC worker; Ebola containment aircraft dispatched to Little Rock then back to Atlanta

Source: - 3.4.2018

Disease X Is What May Become The Biggest Infectious Threat To Our World

Source: - 3.10.2018

Experimental Ebola Vaccine to be Used in DRC Outbreak

source: - 5.14.2018

Pandemic ‘could wipe out 900 million people,’ experts warn

A chilling simulation has revealed just how easily a new pathogen could wipe out a huge slice of the world’s population – up to 900 million people.

Source: - 7.30.2018

Worms Frozen for 42,000 Years in Siberian Permafrost Wriggle to Life

In Siberia, melting permafrost is releasing nematodes — microscopic worms that live in soil — that have been suspended in a deep freeze since the Pleistocene.

Source: - 7.27.2018

Congolese Ebola patients flee treatment centre after protesters attack
Michigan is raising the stakes in its battle to fight chronic wasting disease in deer, a neurological condition that makes deer appear as "zombies."
Source: - 12.27.2018