From fighting insurgents to fighting Ebola 150106-A-HD862-012

A medical professional gearing up to deal with a highly infectious disease.

LIDS or Lethal Immune Deficiency Syndrome was a powerful disease in the years leading up to Skydark.


The body's resistance to illness vanished almost overnight. Caught by walking through someone's sneeze and it was possible to get it from toilet seats. If skydark hadn't ended civilization, it could have chilled more people than the Black Death.

There were many ways you could pick it up. Any sort of contact, no matter how casual, spread the virus, which was always a hundred percent terminal. It was easily detected, and there was talk about concentration camps and portable crematoria and even IE." (Ice and Fire)

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