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Old March 19 2012, 03:30 PM   #1484
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Re: The Walking Dead Season 2 Discussion *Spoilers*

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So if they're already infected shouldn't a zombie bite not be so fatal?
Even though they are all infected the pathogen strain is passive until the moment of death, then it becomes active. When they are are bit by a zombie, it's active strain passes to the victim thus causing the victim to die. Medically speaking this does happen in nature with various viruses that have dorment/active stages.
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