Healthcare professionals, government officials and everyday people find themselves in the midst of a pandemic as the CDC works to find a cure.
The film focuses on an outbreak of a fictional ebolavirus and orthomyxoviridae-like Motaba virus, in Zaire and later in a small town in California.
As a lethal virus spreads globally, four friends seek a reputed plague-free haven. But while avoiding the infected, the travelers turn on one another.
A deadly virus, released in 1996, wipes out almost all of humanity, forcing survivors to live underground. A group known as the Army of the Twelve Monkeys is believed to have released the virus.
The film begins with a young professional suddenly going blind in his car while at an intersection, with his field of vision turning white.