The hospital remains in lockdown while the Center for Disease Control probes a mysterious and deadly illness that leaves Dr. Carter, Abby and others quarantined. While Dr. Lewis initially is left alone and fights to save one patient, Carter and Abby grow resolved to their romantic fate over the next several days as they idle away their time inside the hospital with Drs. Chen and Pratt -- and veteran patient Stan the Can. Meanwhile, newly widowed Dr. Corday struggles to adapt to her new medical practice in her native England while over-shadowed by her attentive parents.
Episode number: 9x1 Production Number: 175151 Airdate: Thursday September 26th, 2002