The BEST Episodes of The Hot Zone
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jan 7, 2020
Network: National Geographic
Working with a secret military specialized team, U.S. Army scientist Dr. Nancy Jaax puts her life on the line to head off an Ebola outbreak before it spreads to the human population.
#1 - Arrival
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired May 27, 2019
Dr. Nancy Jaax has one of the most dangerous jobs in the world handling deadly viruses; after a lab accident, she is faced with a possible Ebola outbreak on U.S. soil.
#2 - Quarantine
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired May 29, 2019
Dr. Nancy Jaax works tirelessly to find out why the virus is behaving differently than expected in human victims; unforeseen dangers arise at the research facility; Jaax is forced to make a choice between her family and her duty to her country.
#3 - Expendable
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired May 28, 2019
An employee at the monkey research facility falls ill, causing Dr. Nancy Jaax to fear the virus has spread to the human population; Jerry Jaax searches for a way to protect his wife; and Dr. Wade Carter is obsessed with exposing the dangers of Ebola.
#4 - Charlie Foxtrot
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired May 28, 2019
Representatives from varying agencies disagree on how to handle Dr. Nancy Jaax's discovery, so she realizes there are few protocols in place for containing a deadly virus on the U.S. soil; and an employee at the monkey research facility falls ill.
#5 - Cell H
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired May 27, 2019
Dr. Nancy Jaax and her lab partner, Dr. Peter Jahrling, must take matters into their own hands to determine the source of the virus before it spreads; Dr. Jaax convinces an employee to hand over samples from infected monkeys.
#6 - Hidden
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired May 29, 2019
A volatile situation inside the research facility comes to a head; Dr. Jaax steps up, but exhaustion threatens the precision needed to sterilize the threat; the press arrives, and neighbors become aware of the danger next door.