Probable future pandemic, classified as H5N1. Virus that is transmitted between animal and human, not yet able to be transferred between humans. In the USA $7 billion have been requested by the President for additional aid to protect the US. Possibly the virus that will kill more than the Bubonic Plague and most other plagues combined. No true cure is in stock, but antibiotics are available, but in short supply.
Doctor: I'm sorry to tell you... you have AIDS.
Doctor: No, I'm just messing around... you actually have the Avian Bird Flu. And you only have 36 hours to live...
Doctor: Oh, did I say 36 days? I meant hours... sorry...
Doctor: Or perhaps only seconds... oh well.