New York cab driver Yuri Davydov is a disgruntled Russian immigrant ready to
lash out at his adoptive nation, which he believes has denied him the American
Dream. As a former technician in the Soviet Union's biological weapons system,
Yuri knows how to wreak havoc in his new home. But before he executes his
masterpiece of vengenance, he experiments first on selected targets.
Dr Jack Stapleton begins to witness some unusual cases in his capacity as
forensic pathologist in the City medical examiner's office. A Greek immigrant
apparently succumbs to sudden overwhelming pneumonia, while an obese
Afro-American woman collapses with acute respiratory distress.