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    Anatomy of Infection

    Zombie Guide Magazine knows that  in any effort you make to categorize the anatomy of infection that is the Z-Virus, it is important for you to understand how a person becomes zombie. To do that, we will take you through a short look at viruses and how they affect humans. There are some things that […] More

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    The Biology of Zombies: A Primer – Part 3

    Part 3 Rabies Rabies is a virus that has struck at the heart of mans’ fear for centuries.  It still stirs those feelings today, even though we have vaccines that can prevent people from dying.  That is, if it is caught in time.  Once a human starts showing symptoms of rabies, it is too late […] More

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    Differences Between Surviving Fast and Slow Zombies

    Differences Between Surviving Fast and Slow Zombies There are some fundamental differences between fast and slow zombies that one must be aware of before one may make a sensible contingency plan for an outbreak of either type of zombie. The “Fast Zombie” Controversy Many Zombie enthusiasts deny that the creatures depicted in 28 Days Later, […] More

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    Amputating Limbs Won’t Stop Infection

    When referring to becoming infected via wound, the main myth we come across is the amputation of limbs. The hypothesis behind this idea being, if you can detach the wounded limb in enough time, you can stop the flow of infected blood before it reaches the heart and induces death. One example of this idea […] More

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    Disease During the Apocalypse

    An often overlooked consequence of the zombie apocalypse, or any disaster, is the greater chance of death due to disease.  There are many diseases to consider on this topic, but I shall only choose those that will be the most impactful early on.  Simply, diseases carried by mosquitoes will greatly increase during the first years […] More

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    The Transformation Stages

    The stages of zombie transformation are the same that occur in vampires, with two major differences: in zombies, the onset of symptoms and transformation occurs much faster and has no relation to the cycles of day and night. Stage One: Infection. Symptoms of zombie infection appear quickly: within one or two hours, the victim will […] More

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    The Biology of Zombies: A Primer

    Part 1 Zombies have been around for quite some time. But over the years, we have seen an evolution in zombie biology. What I have noticed is that as we begin to better understand science, our zombies change. In many cases, our zombies reflect what we don’t understand about biology. As you will learn or […] More

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    Zombie Blood Is Highly Infectious

    Take a second to inspect your body. How many tiny cuts and scrapes or little rips on your cuticles did you find? I bet at least a few you didn’t realize were there. Now imagine your fighting for your life against a zombie or two and you manage to kill them. The blood gets everywhere. […] More