The Lazarus virus was a genetically engineered infectious agent, created by the Cabal to turn abnormals into mindless brutes that attacked humans. In a small test run, it was dispersed in northern Canada in Yukon near Mount Logan. Roy was among the first abnormals to be affected by it.
According to all of Ashley's sources, 3 days later a much larger dispersal was set to detonate; "a big bang that will blanket the entire planet". However, this dispersal never happened.
Background, Notes, and Trivia Edit
- The Cabal's agenda was to use this virus to help cause normal humans to become more aware of abnormals and to fear them, to turn against them and see them as the enemy that needed to be put down / killed out of "safety concerns" for the well-being of the general public.
- In order to cure the disease, Helen and Watson figured out that the Source Blood is the 'key' required to achieve a large enough immune response which sets the team off in search of where Gregory hid the vial in one of the most inaccessible places on the planet: in the lost city of Bhalasaam in the Indian Himalayas.
- In order to stop the supposed second dispersal of the viral agent, Henry and Ashley tried to infiltrate a local Cabal facility located across the river just outside of New City to retrieve shut down codes to prevent the launch. Unfortunately, this turned out to be a trap. The second launch was a fake to pressure the Sanctuary into getting the hidden Blood and getting a team member to visit one of their facilities. Henry was experimented on by a Cabal scientist trying to permanently change him into his HAP form, and Ashley was converted into a spy against her will in order to steal the Source Blood vial from inside the Sanctuary.