A systems engineer stricken with a mysterious disease is horrified to discover that infected replicas of himself have begun looting the city, and killing each other with extreme prejudice. Upon realizing he has been infected with a highly contagious virus that originated in the Amazon jungle, Jose watches in horror as a layer of bacteria begins to form rapidly over his skin. Desperate, Jose discerns that the only way to ease his suffering is to take his own life. But just as Jose is about to pull the trigger, a massive explosion rocks his neighborhood. When Jose finally musters the courage to peer outside, he sees infected, carbon copies of himself rioting in the streets. Each of the horrifying doppelgangers is convinced that the others must die, and the violent acts they commit on one another chill Jose to his very core. Are these the dying thoughts of an infected brain, or has Jose somehow fallen into some terrifying alternate universe from which the only escape is death?