In this article, I sketched out some similarities between post-apocalyptic zombie worlds, in which half of the population by definition can’t survive while the other half lives, and an unsustainable American healthcare model that can only function when it leaves people under-served.
Publication Info: “‘Find the Microbe and Kill It:’ Victorian Viral Virulence, Postmodern Zombies, and the American Healthcare Enterprise.” The Walking Med: Zombies and Medical Language. Ed. Sherryl Vint and Lorenzo Servitje. Forthcoming. University Park: Penn State UP, 2016.