Outbreak
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Sam Daniels: We are fugitives of the law. Idiocy is our only option.

Sergeant Wolf: This could mean my stripes, sir.
Sam Daniels: It'll mean your ass if you don't get your finger on the phone. Finger it.

Sam Daniels: Thank you, Mrs. - what was her name again?
Major Salt: Pananides.

Sam Daniels: Just don't get negative on me.
Major Salt: Affirmative.

Sergeant Meyer: Sir, my pilot is taking a leak.
Sam Daniels: A leak? No shit.

Sam Daniels: You know Salt, fear gets a bad rap. I don't want anybody in my outfit that doesn't get scared.
Major Salt: Then I'm your man sir.

Sam Daniels: If you think I'm lying, drop the bomb. If you think I'm crazy, drop the bomb. But don't drop the bomb just because you're following orders.

Mrs. Pananides: I have a friend in the Coast Guard, all I have to do is call.
Sam Daniels: How close a friend?
Mrs. Pananides: Closer than his wife would like.

Sam Daniels: Anything I can do to help?
Major Salt: Just don't make me nervous.

Casey Schuler: I hate them willies, they ought to call them the Sams don't you think?

Casey Schuler: You want a hotshot scope-jockey, fine, but, frankly, I'm hurt.

Factual error: The "African" monkey that they're chasing around is actually a South American species. It's also Marcel from Friends.

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Question: When they are viewing the virus through the microscope, we see its shape is like a long strand, sort of coiled up at one end and uncoiled at the other end (think cobra rearing up). That structure seems too complex to be a virus. Are any viruses really shaped like that?

Answer: Yes, the fictional virus would be a filovirus similar to Ebola. These are filament shaped virus that can coil up.

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