Ebola - Black Death 2.0?
A nasty disease lurks in the hot African jungle that could spread rapidly around the world, thanks to the miracle of jet age technology and globalisation.
It burns you up in a searing fever and makes you bleed from your eyes, ears, nose and rectum. There is little hope of survival, and if you do it leaves you scarred for life and can come back at any moment. Even your eyes can change colour.
Is a global pandemic inevitable? Even a natural consequence of a human population explosion out of control?
Will human numbers be naturally culled to save the planet? A US woman died recently and no antibiotic on the planet could save her from a killer superbug.
We are not yet a two planet species and have yet to unlock the door to space exploration. Our current world can only take so many souls.