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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP14 Mar 2019 3:03 p.m. PST

… Has Been Quarantined At Sea For 2 Months Due To A Rare Virus Outbreak

"A US Navy warship deployed to the Persian Gulf has been quarantined at sea for more than two months because of a virus outbreak, a rare move the US Navy revealed Wednesday after an inquiry from CNN.

Parotitis, a viral infection with symptoms similar to the mumps, has spread across the USS Fort McHenry, a Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship, affecting a total of 25 sailors and Marines. Symptoms of the illness appeared for the first time in December of last year…."
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Zombie virus?… (smile)


Thresher01 Supporting Member of TMP14 Mar 2019 5:57 p.m. PST

Sounds like something out of a sci-fi space movie.

StarCruiser14 Mar 2019 6:04 p.m. PST

Keep them on the ship – if they start moaning "BRAINS" – sink it!

Oberlindes Sol LIC14 Mar 2019 6:22 p.m. PST

We dare not sink it -- the zombies will just walk along the bottom until they come up on land and of course they'll go in all different directions and then we'll really be in B-movie territory.

I think we'd have to nuke the ship from orbit. It's the only way to be sure.

goragrad14 Mar 2019 8:02 p.m. PST

Actually, Oberlindes Sol LIC, that might be the last option to try.

I remember one zombie movie where the heroes burned the bodies of the initial victims at the crematorium. Unfortunately the ashes that went up the stack spread the contagion…

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP15 Mar 2019 12:16 p.m. PST



JMcCarroll15 Mar 2019 3:50 p.m. PST

Put them on a rocket ship and send it to the sun.

Oberlindes Sol LIC16 Mar 2019 1:31 p.m. PST

Not many good options for zombies, are there?

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