Outbreak (1995)

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Colonel Sam Daniels, a doctor at a US army viral centre, is sent to Zaire to investigate an outbreak of a mysterious and deadly fever. Meanwhile animal traders are smuggling a monkey from Zaire into California. A pet shop owner, Rudy, refuses the monkey which scratches him and is released into a local wood. Shortly after this Rudy falls ill and dies. The virus begins to be spread amongst the inhabnitants of Cedar Creek and the government decides to drastically intervene...

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