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2020
February 13

Gamma Strain Outbreak

Gamma Strain Outbreak
People are starting to contract several common symptoms from mutated influenza. The most recognizable symptoms are a runny nose, a sore throat, headaches and coughing. A third of the the population contracting this mutated strain of influenza does not know they are infected and does not show obvious symptoms.
February 23

Patient Zero

Patient Zero
The first person affected by the Gamma Strain, Staff Sergeant Byron Allen, is identified in the USA. ‘Patient Zero’, as named by scientific representatives, is a US Marine who just came back home from an observation mission in Syria. This new Gamma Strain presents a combination of the symptoms commonly dealt…
February 25

Death of Patient Zero

Death of Patient Zero
Patient Zero is dead. People had already been contracting the same symptoms as Staff Sergeant Byron Allen since he’s been identified as the first ‘infected’, but this is the first death directly linked to the Gamma Strain.
February 26

Quarantine

Quarantine
The medical corps, authorities and the GDC (Global Center for Disease Control) decide to initiate the installation of quarantine zones in order to isolate Gamma Strain-infected people following the death of Patient Zero. Research is being conducted on the mutation and private laboratory Vyal is offering its help to the…
March 3

Quarantined Die

Quarantined Die
The quarantined death count throughout the US rises.. More are showing symptoms like vomiting and nose bleeding.
March 6

First Cases of Gamma Strain Oversees

First Cases of Gamma Strain Oversees
Central African, Middle-East and South-West Asian countries have reported cases of Gamma Strain among their population. The infected are very few, but political tensions are rising between countries.
May 4

US Market Crashes

US Market Crashes
The GDC is struggling to find a solution, and is asking for more and more money from the government. The country drowns into debts and threatens to pull many countries with it in its fall. Worldwide, political leaders refuse to help and prepare for their own defense against the Gamma…
May 6

“The Great Face-Offs” in the US

“The Great Face-Offs” in the US
Neighboring  countries (Mexico and Canada, along with support of Europe) sign a treaty and send military forces all along US borders on May 6th. Nobody is allowed to exit nor enter the country, and riots ensue in the US. Lots of rushing-out citizens are shot, ramming cars are built to…
May 30

IDF in Command

IDF in Command
After the events in the US, the IDF decides to unite all people and take command over all military and first-aid deployments to better thwart the Gamma Strain spreading. The USA is still being quarantined but the rapidly decreasing population slowed its attacks against a better armed military force.
June 1

“The Grim Relief”

“The Grim Relief”
The IDF maintaining the quarantine in the US despite the renegades resulted in a heavy loss of population in the country, but that also lead to much less spread of the virus to foreign countries. It is believed the Gamma Strain spreading is being vanquished by simple drugs and generally…
2021
January 1

First Mutations Sighted

First Mutations Sighted
The number of infected people grows again, very slowly. At that time, the strain was considered under control and people generally assumed the rise of the number of infected is due to the harsh winter.
April 1

New Strains

New Strains
The Gamma Strain is mutating and spreading quickly. The new disease is sturdier than ever before and several people are beginning to die again.
June 1

Gamma Strain A – Pandemic

Gamma Strain A – Pandemic
Every country is now infected despite the GDC’s and Vyal’s efforts.
June 23

Vyal Tasked to start work on vaccine

Vyal Tasked to start work on vaccine
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July 25

All Types of Gamma Strain Identified

All Types of Gamma Strain Identified
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July 30

Gamma Strain A deemed as World Threat

Gamma Strain A deemed as World Threat
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September 18

Novoanima Research Funded

Novoanima Research Funded
Vyal is tasked to promote and conduct quality research directed at solving specific biotech needs.
September 25

Novoanima Pre-clinical Testing Begins

Novoanima Pre-clinical Testing Begins
Clinical testing on humans can only begin after a pre-clinical phase, involving laboratory studies (in vitro) and tests on animals, which has shown that the experimental drug is considered safe and effective. However, no animal is sufficiently similar to humans (even genetically modified ones) to make human testing unnecessary.
2022
July 18

Gamma Primes

Gamma Primes
Strange mutated beings are being sighted. What they are is unclear and their number is so low they’re just considered an urban legend by the IDF. Rumor has it they’ve risen from the corpses of the people who were wielding a super mutated Gamma Strain A within their organism.
August 18

Fall of Global Economy and Martial Law

Fall of Global Economy and Martial Law
Global governments are pouring too much effort into research despite Vyal telling them they’re doing what can be done. The Awareness Pact is starting to cost too much money to keep up. Economies fall; there is no more currency, no more shops open and people start to steal. Authorities are…
September 1

Vaccine on the market

Vaccine on the market
Vyal is finally coming up with a vaccine. It’s way too late for most people, and the price is so high only the richest can afford it.

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