by JL Wall
Zombiepocalypse is definitely scenario in which I’m more than willing to break out the “overwhelming force”:
Even so, their analysis revealed that a strategy of capturing or curing the zombies would only put off the inevitable.
In their scientific paper, the authors conclude that humanity’s only hope is to “hit them [the undead] hard and hit them often”.
They added: “It’s imperative that zombies are dealt with quickly or else… we are all in a great deal of trouble.”
And they offer strategic advice:
“My understanding of zombie biology is that if you manage to decapitate a zombie then it’s dead forever. So perhaps they are being a little over-pessimistic when they conclude that zombies might take over a city in three or four days,” he said.
Our only hope may lie with the creation and training of a secret, specialized squad highly skilled in traditional hand-to-hand combat and biologically immune to zombie-bites…