They fight without conscience or remorse. Their only job is to kill.
They are the most ruthless enemy we have ever faced.
And they are one millionth our size.
When Dr. Lou Welcome fills in last minute for his boss at a national
conference in Atlanta he brings along his best friend, Cap Duncan. But
an accident turns tragic when Cap injures his leg while running.
Surgeons manage to save the leg, but the open wound is the perfect
breeding ground for a deadly microbial invader committed to eating Cap
alive from the inside out. Meanwhile, hundreds of miles away, a teenaged
girl is fighting for her life against the same bacteria. The germ is
resistant to any known antibiotic and the government scientist tasked
with finding a cure has been kidnapped. Turning to the Centers for
Disease Control for help, Lou Welcome uncovers a link to a shadowy group
known as One Hundred Neighbors that has infiltrated our society and is
using our health institutions as hostages. Like the deadly germs they
can unleash, One Hundred Neighbors will stop at nothing to further their
agenda. From the hospital corridors where anything you touch can mean
your end, to the top corridors of power in this race against time, Lou
must stop an epidemic, save his best friend, and face even his own most
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