The cases of an elite government medical investigation unit specializing in public health emergencies, such as serious disease outbreaks.

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 Natalie Durant 20 episodes, 2004-2005
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 Miles McCabe 20 episodes, 2004-2005
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 Frank Powell 20 episodes, 2004-2005
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With the subtleness of the invisible and the potential deadliness greater than a bomb, disease can the most dangerous threat of all. When such outbreaks occur, an elite team of medical investigators from the National Institutes of Health lead by Dr. Stephen Connor is on the case to get to the bottom of the danger anywhere in the country. However, the medical situation is only part of the problem as their public relations officer simultaneously attempts to control to prevent public panic and complicate things still more. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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Dr. Stephen Connor: Commonality.
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Referenced in Third Watch: In the Family Way (2005) See more »

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A Recycled 60 year old case
22 October 2004 | by See all my reviews

I just saw the pilot and the Case of the Blue Men (used as the Pilot) was a retelling of a 60-year old WWII era mystery. For those who want to read the original case that they recycled check out a book by Berton Roueche called "Eleven Blue Men". The story was also included in his "The Medical Detectives".

The story was gripping and showed how the step-by-step procedure of this type of investigation proceeds. The fact that I already had read the book years ago, spoiled the ability for me to solve the mystery before they did as did the fact that they did not go into their databases and locate the 60-year old case. Of course since this is TV (and they were recycling the WWII era case) this meant that they could not use their Databases to find the report due to them setting it in current time and pretending that the WWII case never occurred. Also the episode would be over if they had found the report in their Database.


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