[Content Warning: Addiction, death, drugs, zombies]
Here is a collection of recent news articles dealing with strange occurances in South Florida.
I’m not saying all of these are zombie related. Some of them are odd and some of them could be related. Anything loosely related is added here for your analysis and educated guess.
If you have ANY articles YOU would like to be added to this list, please send them over to firstname.lastname@example.org! Thanks!
UPDATED 2/05/14 @ 18:00 PM EST
5/3, but not reported until 5/16: Mad-cow Testing Equipment Nabbed by Thieves
5/3, but not reported until 5/17: Stolen medical equipment may carry deadly brain disease
5/4: Atlanta man bitten by rabid bat
5/4: A man’s illness could have been transmitted by BSE
5/7, about the same cow as seen on 5/18 and without referencing the above: Atypical BSE Has Never Led To Human vCJD – But Could It?
5/9: Fox attacked Morganton, Ga., woman, tested positive for rabies
5/11: Suspected human rabies exposures surge in Palm Beach, FL
5/14: North Georgia officials warn residents of rabies increase
5/15: Florida Raccoon Tested Positive for Rabies
5/15: Hazmat teams blow up mysterious smoking drum in Hollywood, FL
5/16: McArthur High School HazMat Situation
Students, Teachers Decontaminated After Breaking Out In Rash
5/16: Clinical Data Published for a Phase I AADC-deficiency Trial Using a Gene Therapy Manufactured by Florida Biologix
5/16: Children with rare, incurable brain disease improve after gene therapy
5/16: Gene Therapy for Brain Disease: Delivering a missing enzyme to the brains of paralyzed children with a rare, life-threatening neurological disease restores movement and builds muscle mass.
5/17: Polk Co., FL confirms 6th positive rabies case after 2 dogs found with dead raccoon
5/17: Rabies alert issued in Suwannee County, FL
5/17, after Taiwanese man (referenced in 5/4) contracts human mad cow disease: Florida Biologix helps Taiwan University Hospital achieve manufacturing objectives
5/18, in Washington: Review so far shows mad cow case was atypical
5/19: No confirmation on chemical at Fort Lauderdale International Airport
5/21: Police: Man bites woman in Westchester
5/21: 24 people treated after Dalton, GA chemical release
5/21: Third case of flesh-eating disease diagnosed in Ga.
5/23: I-285 reopens after hazmat incident
5/23: Man Bites Cousin’s Nose Off
5/24: Second Broward school reports mystery rash
5/25: ‘Disoriented’ passenger subdued on flight in Miami
5/25: Lake in Palm Bay permanently closed to swimmers
5/26: Naked Man Allegedly Eating Victim’s Face Shot And Killed By Miami Police
5/27: Georgia contractor bites Lowe’s employees, resists arrest
5/27: North Broward boil-water notice in effect through Monday
5/27: Polk County homeowner shoots and kills intruder
5/28: Group urges halt of U.S. beef imports due to ‘L-type’ human mad cow disease
5/28: @IlliniAlert “Hazardous materials released at Institute for Genomic Biology. Escape area if safe to do so. Otherwise seek shelter.”
5/29: Police: Hackensack man stabbed himself and threw intestines at officers
5/30: Man Chokes, Bites Lips Off Kittens
5/30: Man Eats Wife’s Lips In Sweden (in Swedish, needs translated)
5/31: Miami Face-Eater’s Girlfriend Suspects Voodoo
5/31: Alexander Kinyua Ate Kujoe Agyei-Kodie’s Brain, Heart In Maryland, Cops Say
5/31: Woman caught performing sex act on herself by side of highway is arrested wearing only a shirt and exposing herself to passing motorists (she also bites a police officer)
02/05: Naked man attacks 1, chases 2, bites teen in face before he was shot, killed by deputies near Delray (Florida)
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