Originally Posted by wjv
Global Pandemic hits. Airborne with a moderately high fatality rate. (say 20%-25%)
Any disease with that kind of mortality rate that goes airborne and I assume with a high transmission rate is going to send me into hiding on day 1 that I hear about it. In the modern world something that deadly will zip around the planet like a herd of zombies and I would get out of the way.
"Both oligarch and tyrant mistrust the people, and therefore deprive them of arms." - Aristotle,