Khan also laid out the CDC's likely futile efforts to contain an infestation of the dangerously undead and his own selfless plans in such an event.
“Not only would scientists be working to identify the cause and cure of the zombie outbreak, but CDC and other federal agencies would send medical teams and first responders to help those in affected areas (I will be volunteering the young nameless disease detectives for the field work),” he wrote.
Alas, Khan's words of warning quickly faded in official Washington as evidenced by a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pension Committee hearing the next day on “Strengthening Medical and Public Health Preparedness and Response” that never even mentioned zombies.
But someone noticed. Last week, the blog site was crashing intermittently because too many people were trying to read the post. Or was it the zombies?