Why only 100M? The Plague wiped out half the world's population, and travel was far less speedy than it is now. Granted the carriers were ubiquitous (fleas). But as I recall villages and towns would close themselves off, and outsiders risked being killed if they approached. So the slow travel was further restricted, and it still killed half our species.Today I would think it could spread like wildfire before anyone realized there was a pandemic on the move. And while response would be swifter, I can still imagine entire cities being quarantined with people dropping like flies. Up to 130M people died of the Spanish flu, and travel was not very rapid (and with a war on I suspect it was quite restricted also).With our higher population, and population density, you don't think it would be upwards of 1B?1poorguy
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