- Writers: Robert Cochran, Joel Surnow
- Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Carlos Bernard, Dennis Haysbert
An hour after an infected body is dropped off at the CDC Jack and Chase begin to trace its last known locations while CTU tracks down drug dealers in East LA. President Palmer considers canceling the debate. Chief of Staff Wayne Palmer presents the President with an unethical solution in dealing with Senator Keeler.