Acute Aplastic Anemia - On the sci-fi
adventure STRANGE WORLD/ABC/1999 Tim Guinee played Paul Turner, a former Army
scientist who was exposed to Gulf War biotoxins and diagnosed with acute aplastic anemia.
After five years of "crucifying" the military of the Internet for their part
in his debilitative illness, Turner is given doses of an unknown drug that
relieves his symptoms. Unfortunately, the people who control the mysterious "miracle" drug,
now withhold its curative powers until Turner agrees to follow orders from a
secretive Asian woman (Vivian Wu).
Trapped between the darkness of a depressive malady and the promise of
potential cure for his affliction, Turner reluctantly volunteers to join forces
with a mysterious group who sends him on missions to unearth criminal abuses in
the fields of science (viral infections, genetic manipulation, medical
To prevent Turner from analyzing the mystery drug, his benefactors had it engineered to
revert to a saline solution before it could be studied.
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