The plague-bringing 'meteorite' is found, actually a military satellite from general Manchek's top-secret project. Dr. Jeremy Stone's team works out the virulent organism found on it has 'alien' properties, yet its anatomy suggests lab-design. Tests on it and survivors study reveal radiation would only strengthen it, just before an atomic bomb is to be dropped, but the pilot is affected by the now bird of prey-spread organism.
Did You Know?
Dr. Tsi Chou (Daniel Dae Kim) spent most of his life in China and managed to reach a level which allowed him to work on biological weapons there. Even if he had exceptional abilities, this would have taken some time to accomplish. He apparently emigrated to the US 10 years before the events in the movie yet he speaks perfect English without a hint of any accent. See more