Zumbies are less extreme than zombies, but are still a kind of monster. In the early nineties, men taking the erectile dysfunction drug Peniscillin became zumbies as an unfortunate side effect. Night prowls are characteristic of zumbie behavior.
The distinctions between zumbies and zombies are few but significant. While a zumbie will maim victims, it will not kill them. Furthermore, unlike zombies, zumbies do not need to be shot in the head to be killed. A quarantine of several months is sufficient.
Living with Flesh Cravings
Zumbiism need not prevent the afflicted from maintaining an normal, active lifestyle. Several famous people have suffered from Late-onset Zumbiism, including honking-sax superstar Clarence "Master of the Universe" Clemons of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band.