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If everyone is infected with the zombie virus, would a non-life threatening “bite” turn a human into a zombie? [duplicate]

It seems to me that if everyone is infected so that even a natural death would turn a human into a zombie, why is there concern over non-lethal zombie bites? For example, the need to cut off Herschel'...
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Bite vs Blood Infection [duplicate]

When people get bit they turn into zombies however when they kill a zombie in close quarters, their face, mouth, eyes, nose and any cuts they have exposed get covered in zombie blood but they don't ...
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The Walking Dead: walking infected [duplicate]

It was stated earlier in the series that all the survivors are already infected with the zombie virus, which is why even someone killed by a gunshot will reanimate if their brain is intact. However, ...
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Do the survivors in The Walking Dead have immunity to the zombie plague or are they just lucky?

From what I recall of 28 Days Later, where the old guy gets infected and turned with a bit of infected blood, they (or at least he) didn't have immunity to the plague, unlike in Left 4 Dead. Is this ...
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Walking Dead pathogen transmission method

In The Walking Dead (I am familiar only with the tv show), when one gets bitten by a zombie, that person becomes a zombie. But do you need to be bitten in order to be dangerously exposed? Are there ...
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Why hasn't Michonne turned in The Walking Dead?

(If you haven't seen season 3, episode 6 this question contains some small spoilers!) In season 3, episode 6 we see Michonne getting shot in her leg, shortly afterwards we see her gutting a zombie ...
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Why don't the people in The Walking Dead use more disguises?

So, it is established that using the bodily fluids of a zombie hides you from zombies. The characters know this. (They also may know that keeping semi-disabled zombies also works). Why don't they ...
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How long does it take for someone to turn?

In some parts of the tv series and the comics it seems that people rise up almost instantly after they have "died", becoming shambling zombies, while in other scenes it almost seems like it takes ...
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In Walking Dead (TV), is it possible that a survivor becomes immune

If you think about all of the flesh that the survivors come in contact and the splattering, will any of the survivors become immune. (season 3 spoiler below) Could he have developed an immunity to ...
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In the Walking Dead, why did some people not turn after being infected? [closed]

The airborne zombie-virus outbreak happens. Lots of people turn without being bit; other people don't. Do they ever explain why?
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How did Rick not get zombie blood or “gunk” in his bloodstream while floating in the river?

When Rick gets blown off the bridge and floats downstream with a giant wound through his back and abdomen, along with countless zombies that have been blown to bits. How does zombie blood not enter ...