The bacteria was supposed to be treatable. Until a nurse dies from it. Horrifically. Traced to University Hospital, the infection is raging out of control. Dr. Earl Garnet tries to remain calm. But as more people fall gravely ill--including Garnet's own wife--he uncovers a shocking connection between the victims.
Throughout the community, panic and paranoia spread as wildly as the outbreak itself, and the entire University Hospital staff is quarantined. Yet the mastermind who created this deadly superresistant strain may be someone they know, someone locked within the barricades. Now the sociopath has threatened to infect fifty more people. And that will be only the beginning....