Apocalypse has been predicted many times. Famous and not prophets and soothsayers in one voice on a variety of doomsday scenarios. But its perpetrators may have always been there for us.
Diseases and epidemics, modify, create, mutated perfectly perform their task. And the media, in turn, echo, an excellent job of brainwashing — because we do not believe the flu for the disease! And how many lives claimed by the laboratories of his strains?