CDC unveils response plan to zombie plague

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  1. Wonky Pundit
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    I have to admit, this was one of the last things I would have expected to read on a government site:

    "If zombies did start roaming the streets, CDC would conduct an investigation much like any other disease outbreak. CDC would provide technical assistance to cities, states, or international partners dealing with a zombie infestation. This assistance might include consultation, lab testing and analysis, patient management and care, tracking of contacts, and infection control (including isolation and quarantine). It’s likely that an investigation of this scenario would seek to accomplish several goals: determine the cause of the illness, the source of the infection/virus/toxin, learn how it is transmitted and how readily it is spread, how to break the cycle of transmission and thus prevent further cases, and how patients can best be treated. Not only would scientists be working to identify the cause and cure of the zombie outbreak, but CDC and other federal agencies would send medical teams and first responders to help those in affected areas (I will be volunteering the young nameless disease detectives for the field work)."

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    With all due respect, the link sorta reminds me of the drug war.
     
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    That's understandable. I think the CDC put as much thought into this plan as the DEA put into theirs. :lol:
     
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    Yeah, "conform" and "stay asleep."

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    CDC better get cracking on this plague.
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    You're kiddin', right????

    (Ya' just gotta scare-the-shit outta them....)
     
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    Ah it is real! further excerpt:

    CDC EPR | Social Media | Preparedness 101: Zombie Apocalypse - Blog
     
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    When zombies attack I wil be prepared.:lol:
     

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