Would we really have minded a couple episodes without her?
The rest of the cast entirely seems to be strong enough to hold their own, and most of the non Sookie story lines were "better".
UV bullets seem effective, but let me guess, this is Chris Rock in action, UV Bullets cost 300 dollars per round?
Silver nitrate in the water supply.
Replace the street lights with UV bulbs.
How bad is this Zombie vampire problem that the Government gives up?
Are they still dying?
The only way that this would be a significant problem is if hepv ONLY made Vakpires into mad dogs. If they're still immortal, crazy, in constant pain and pissed, no wonder there's a problem... Of course the real issue fro attacking entire towns would be a geometric increase in appetite.