As humankind races headlong towards possibly the most infamous date in recent history, a resurgence of the H1N1 flu virus begins to take a foothold around the world.
Government agencies form partnerships with the private sector to begin mass production of the life-saving vaccines.
However, something strange begins to happen to the people that were vaccinated around the winter solstice of 2012.
The treated individuals do not get any better. In fact, they begin dying in massive numbers...only to return as the living dead!