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WORLD WAR Z – tackles the rise of a grotesque pandemic which involves an unknown virus that reanimates a deceased human body. These reanimated corpses, in lay terms, are known to modern society as the undead or the “zombies.” The focal point of the allegory centers on Gerry Lane, a former United Nations investigator, who threads through the battle against the pervasive viral infection which might be the end of mankind; wherein our protagonist struggles to find a way to stop this worldly mishap.
With general knowledge, we can find some familiar elements related to the infection while some, however, are beyond comprehension. Humans are found out to be the sole host to the virus, although animals are also hounded. Specifically, canines are able to speculate individuals who are not showing signs of contagion despite of infection. One can be infected by means of direct contact with bodily fluids. A zombie’s bite, although by far the most recognizable means of transference is by no means the only one. It is yet unknown if the virus is waterborne or airborne. One who has been contaminated with the virus mutates apace and fully transmogrifies in a mere 12 seconds.
The long and short of it draws in another vital character, Dr. Andrew Fassbach, a virologist who confirmed that the plague is indeed a virus, whose origin must be discovered in order to possibly develop any means of cure/vaccine.
As Gerry’s odyssey goes, he has formulated a theory which is that the undead do not pursue those who are critically damaged or those subject to demise by severe ailment, since they would be inapt hosts to the virus. He takes initiative by injecting himself with a terminal but corrigible pathogen to test his theory. During the process, our protagonist tussles through a horde of zombies and, fortunately, succeeds in this endeavor ― also proving the accuracy of his hypothesis.
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