Sixteen people die from influenza after they received counterfeit flu vaccine shots. New A.D.A. Alexandra Borgia helps Jack McCoy prosecute the responsible party for manslaughter.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Clay Pollack
Scott Decker ...
Mike Bass
Elliot Peters (as Rob Sedgwick)
Sklar (as Michael Marisi Ornstein)
Joanne Citron
Tim Donoghue ...
Ron Wickham
Madison Arnold ...


Dr. Rogers discovers that more than a dozen people have died of the flu after supposedly receiving a flu shot. The detectives' investigation leads to a career con man selling saline solution disguised as the flu vaccine. Annie Parisse makes her first appearance as ADA Alexandra Borgia Written by Anonymous

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19 January 2005 (USA)  »

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First Episode Apearance Of Annie Parisse as A.D.A. Alexandra Borgia. See more »


While looking for the five men named on the mailing list, Fontana and Green complain about having to drive to New Jersey for the final two suspects. But on the computer screen we saw earlier, all five men had New York addresses. See more »


Dr. Elizabeth Rodgers: Cause of death, acute pulmonary edema. A direct result of the flu.
Detective Ed Green: So why'd you call us here?
Dr. Elizabeth Rodgers: His parents said he got a flu shot about a month ago, so I pulled his pediatrician's chart. According to the records, he was vaccinated, but when I ran blood titers, he had no antibodies.
Detective Joe Fontana: And he should have had?
Dr. Elizabeth Rodgers: If he'd been immunized, absolutely.
Detective Ed Green: I still don't get why we're here.
Dr. Elizabeth Rodgers: Well, there have been a lot of flu-related deaths in the past few weeks. I went through the autopsy records and found half ...
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References The Third Man (1949) See more »

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