In this type of movie, the human beings called “zombies” are killed in mass numbers by the military or other “good guys”. Otherwise people would just see this kind of thing as mass murder.
The trailer for World War Z also shows a digital readout of the earth’s population rapidly declining.
San Diego: US military forces Halloween training for “zombie” apocalypse!
A hypothetical example is mentioned of a person being on drugs. Also the Center for Disease Control held a “zombie” awareness campaign
TVO The Agenda: normally hard news broadcast from 2011: The Zombie Zeitgeist! Seriously. (http://theagenda.tvo.org/blog/agenda-blog/livechat-and-video-feed-zombie-zeitgeist)
Has anyone noticed the obsession over zombies in the media – entertainment, advertising, etc. – and the proliferation of the topic way beyond what is warranted? What does it mean?