|Maybe, but it’s not going to be easy. In West African and Haitian vodou, zombies are humans without a soul, their bodies nothing more than shells controlled by powerful sorcerers. In the 1968 film Night of the Living Dead, an army of shambling, slow-witted, cannibalistic corpses reanimated by radiation attack a group of rural Pennsylvanians. We are looking for something a little in between Haiti and Hollywood: an infectious agent that will render its victims half-dead but still-living shells of their former selves.|
Up until World War Z and Zombie Survival Guide I was excited. Now we have to go through all the extra trouble of first turning people into zombies, then biologically engineering them to be ruthless, mindless, brain nomnom'ing animals.