This is only the tip of the iceberg of what "COULD" happen in an infectious bilological attack.
The purpose of fighting is to win. There is no possible victory in defense. The sword is more important than the shield, and skill is more important than either. The final weapon is the brain. All else is supplemental.
I wonder how many people, including everyone on this board, are actually prepared for something like this. I know I'm not. And with my wife working at the local hospital drawing blood this some what makes me nervous.
Why buy the cow when the neighbor's cat is in heat?