While disposing of a body in a mass grave, one man in a hazmat suit turns to another and asks, "When did we run out of body bags?"
"Two days ago."
Fortunately, the scene is only from the movie "Contagion," though it's probably close enough to what is going on in parts of West Africa right now.
The 2011 hit about a runaway virus that kills millions has probably come to mind to more than a few people of late as we watch governments struggle to contain Ebola and reassure the public.
So far, real life is much less scary. In the film a bat virus finds its way into a pig and then into a promiscuous American played by Gwyneth Paltrow who...