Latest. Smallpox and … Solanum is a fictional virus that turns people into zombies in The Zombie Survival Guide and World War Z novel.It is highly infectious, incurable and gives its victims mysterious properties.

Although Solanum outbreaks are as old as humanity, the largest outbreak halved the human population, crashed the global economy and either outright destroyed or massively transformed many societies.
It is feasible that one could evolve, for example, if two viruses infect the same cell, to cut off higher brain function and induce starvation.Infectious diseases can also have mutations just as our regular genetics can which can give the disease an advantage. Viruses are some of the most mysterious organisms on Earth.

Tyrant Virus, otherwise known as the t-Virus, is the general name given to a series of mutant Progenitor virus strains. Two scientists contributed to the discovery of the first virus, Tobacco mosaic virus. Initially developed by Umbrella Pharmaceuticals in the late 1960s, the primary goal of the "t-Virus Project" was to effectively eliminate the need for a large-scale conventional army and generate revenue to go to their eugenics program, the Wesker Project. Ophiocordyceps unilateralis is an insect-pathogenic fungus, discovered by the British naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace in 1859, and currently found predominantly in tropical forest ecosystems. A lethal virus that affects both domestic and wild rabbits has been discovered in California for the first time, wildlife officials in The Golden State announced this week.

Zombie caterpillars that explode out of their skins have been discovered in the English countryside.

February 24, 2011. Scientists Talk About the Possibility of a Zombie Virus.

. Scientists discover virus with no recognizable genes. O. unilateralis infects ants of the Camponotini tribe, with the full pathogenesis being characterized by alteration of the behavioral patterns of the infected ant. The t-Virus (also known as the Clay virus ε-strain and the tyrant virus[1]) is a mutagenic virus created by the Umbrella Corporation.

And while a real zombie virus does not currently exist, viruses do evolve. For instance, scientists have discovered fragments of RNA from the 1918 Spanish flu virus in corpses buried in mass graves in Alaska's tundra. By Elizabeth Pennisi Feb. 7, 2020 , 10:25 AM. "All rabies has to do is go airborne, and you have the rage virus" like in 28 Days Later, Max Mogk, head of the Zombie Research Society, says in … Could Scientists Really Create a Zombie Virus.
More Science. Bacteria are retained by such filters, a new world was discovered: filterable … It was derived from the Progenitor virus and designed to take advantage of its mutagenic properties for the development of a new form of biological weapon known as "B.O.W." For instance, in M R Carey's novel, The Girl With All the Gifts, and in the video game The Last of Us, human victims fall foul of a fungal parasite, not a zombie virus. Zombie parasites Science. By Ryan Bradley. Ivanoski reported in 1892 that extracts from infected leaves were still infectious after filtration through a Chamberland filter-candle.