The BBC's terrifying three-part drama about a rabies outbreak in Britain, captured the attention of the nation. Unwilling to leave her precious Siamese cat at home in France, a holidaymaker hides her pet in her fur coat and smuggles it into Scotland. Unknown to her, the cat carries the rabies virus. It goes on to infect numerous other animals, but the spread of the plague goes unnoticed until it claims its first human victim. The symptoms are horrific. The deadly rabies outbreak not only threatens the nation but is set to spread even further. Michael Hilliard (Richard Hefier) and Ann Maitland (Barbara Kellerman) join forces to combat the killer plague, but is it too little too late?