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How fast can vampires take over the entire human population? Omni Calculator gives you not one answer, but six, based on vampire mythologies from Dracula, Salem’s Lot, Interview with the Vampire, Twilight, and True Blood, plus some custom scenarios. You can see the whole world converted, or how humanity fights back with slayers. You can also change all the variables to make your own answer.

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In the 16th Century, over the course of five years, almost 80% of the Aztec population were wiped out due to an unknown disease that burnt through their villages, causing high fevers, bleeding from the mouth, nose and eyes and eventually lead to death. Without understanding the epidemic, the Aztecs named the phenomenon 'cocoliztli', their native word for 'pestilence'.

Scientists have pondered the potential cause of the cocoliztli epidemic for years, but only recently has new research uncovered what may have caused it.