Study shows that Chicago would not last long under a zombie invasion. This study was conducted by a group of researchers and was reported on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016. To inform people about the emergency system in Chicago, and the U.S military and find out their thoughts.
Starting November 2016, researchers organized a method to see whether or not Chicago would last if zombies were to take over, officially known as “Chicago Zombie Invasion.” The simulation creates an event similar to a zombie invasion, showing it would take less than two months for zombies to take over the city of Chicago.
The study involved an adaptive model, which was originally developed to study the spread of diseases, to test and see: If zombies were to actually take over, what would happen? They tested this by tracking the spread of diseases, such as MRSA and Ebola.
Ebola, (A virus) which causes severe bleeding, organ failure, and can lead to death, and MRSA, a Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, the bacterium responsible for several difficult-to-treat infections in humans.
These two massive sicknesses can be really harmful. Research shows that it would only take about 50 to 60 day for zombies to destroy the city Chicago.
“This offers great promise for countering the zombie apocalypse in Chicago,” said Chick Macal, a researcher on the project.
This study may be entertaining, but it may also pose a problem and with the Chicago emergency system. It appears as if Chicago needs to come up with a better emergency plan to save many more lives if something like this was to happen.
Chicago has emergency systems, such as sirens and local news and radio channels. Even though this generation is really into technology, and that might be a good, but it is not enough.
Written By Damiyah Harris
Edited by Jeanette Smith
DNA Daily News: Chicago wouldn’t last long under zombie invasion: study
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