Such an idea is as fatal to society as we know it as a virus plague.
The scientists of Sator knew that the virus was virulent; in fact, too virulent for its own good.
It killed the host every time, and the virus could not live outside a living cell.
They knew that shortly after every Nansalian died, the virus, too, would be dead.
But what am I saying, A W, to you who are ...