As head of the National Center for Infectious Diseases, Dr. Laura Regan is one of the world's foremost authorities on viral and bacteriological study. When her research partner is murdered and Laura is blamed for the crime, she finds herself at the heart of a vast and deadly conspiracy. Aided by three rogue federal agents who believe the government is behind the frame-up, Laura must evade law enforcement, mercenaries, and a team of cyber-detectives who know more about her life than she does.
Joseph Menglele the "Angel of Death", reserved a special barracks for his twin subjects, as well as for dwarfs, cripples and other "exotic specimens." The barracks was nicknamed the Zoo, Mengele's holding pen. Several twins were castrated or sterilized. Many twins had limbs and organs removed in macabre surgical procedures that Mengele performed without using an anesthetic. Other twins were injected with infectious agents to see how long it would take for them to succumb to various diseases.
How to Reduce Crime: Treat It Like an Infectious Disease
Yet another member of the Legion, Infectious Lass comes from the planet Somathur, where the natives are hosts for all manner of infectious diseases. Although they are immune to these diseases, they tend to be pretty infectious, leading to her spending a lot of time in isolation. This is a perfectly fine supervillain origin. Doomed to kill everyone around her, forced to live in isolation, lonely, scared, angry, it’s almost Shakespearean. The problem is, she’s a superhero who wanders around…