A virus kills most of the world's population. Doctor Van Morgen (Franco Nero) does a study on five survivors to seek an antidote to the virus, but finds out it may have been caused by a reversal of the magnetic poles of the earth... Or something else.
David Wurawa,Franco Nero
The year is 2033, three years after an unknown bacteriological attack wiped out almost 80% of the global population. Cities are no longer a safe place to live as rotting corpses are spreading new diseases. A city called New Birth City was set up by what's left of global government and military, a place where humanity could survive and search for a cure. Two Oxford professors headed the research, and two years after the outbreak one of the professors died leaving Dr. Cornelius Van Morgen (Franco Nero), a world renowned biologist to continue the research. Dr. Cornelius Van Morgen chooses five people from among the survivors and puts them up in an old country house where his deceased colleague had set up a research laboratory. Working with the notes his research partner has left behind and observing the five survivors, Dr Cornelius Van Morgen continues his desperate search for a cure or vaccine...