It's like having a bad dream. But when you wake up, the dream doesn't go away - it's just gets worse. It wasn't supposed to be like this!
They tell us that the virus is not alive. But it seems to me there is an underlying intelligence to it. It moves like a snake and eats like a wild dog. Is this some kind of demonic force from the underworld? Or is it revenge for our destruction of the planet? Where did it come from before the bats got it?
If this were a B-rated sci-fi movie, we'd probably stay at home. But since it's real, we still need to stay home.