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Dr. Hannah Cole
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Det. Luisa Rojas
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George Ryburn
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Brian
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Carl Freedman
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Sklar
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Norma Meyers
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Jim Smith ...
Ben Winorski
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When some shrimp from Mexico, tainted with Cholera, is served to some people on a plane bound for LA. An outbreak ensues. And a doctor sets out to find the source and contain it before it turns into a epidemic. And if things weren't bad enough, a drug smuggler who was carrying some drugs on him contaminates the drugs and are sold on the street. And to top things of her husband who is on a camping trip with their two children is sick but did not show any symptoms until they were isolated from the rest of the world. Can she get to them in time? Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG-13 for drug content and brief violence | See all certifications »
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plot-by-numbers, routine thriller which doesn't thrill

This made for TV movie suffers in comparison to the tense and exciting 'Outbreak'. You can join the dots yourself as the story unfolds and it becomes a matter of waiting for the cast to jump through the hoops. There are no surprises. But there is Brendan Fletcher, who makes a silk purse from the sow's ear of a script. He is always worth watching.


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