Nature is unpredictable, as are viruses; when one so volatile surfaces with a vengeance, there is little time to comprehend the devastation and even less time to do anything about it.
In the wake of the virus, there are three types of people: those immediately infected, those who are vulnerable, and those who are immune.
The initial infection ripples across the globe infecting half of the world's population. A small fraction of the ill are fortunate and die quickly from the disease. The remainder are condemned to a living death on earth.