Superstorm Sandy cut a path of destruction that could near $50 billion. Economic activity in New York City dipped 20 percent in storm's wake, but economists do not expect that Sandy will have a major impact on the nation's economic growth.
The scenario is part of a counterterrorism summit held this week. A zombie invasion would have characteristics similar to other catastrophic events and would be 'a federal incident,' a summit organizer says.
New Jersey's Governor Chris Christie and President Barack Obama plan to tour the damage in Christie's state on Wednesday. Christie, a Republican, was quick to commend Obama and FEMA for their response following Hurricane Sandy's landfall in New Jersey on Monday.