The plague-bringing 'meteorite' is found, actually a military satellite from general Manchek's top-secret project. Dr. Jeremy Stone's team works out the virulent organism found on it has 'alien' properties, yet its anatomy suggests lab-design. Tests on it and survivors study reveal radiation would only strengthen it, just before an atomic bomb is to be dropped, but the pilot is affected by the now bird of prey-spread organism.
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When President Scott speaks to General Michaelson the row of stars on his beret is vertical, later we see the stars are horizontal. Which by the way is the correct wear of a general's stars on a beret. See more