Pathologic Wiki/Section 3
Five years before the events of the game, the first outbreak of Sand Fever occurred. It broke out in the Crude Sprawl and it was possible to localize; thanks to the unusual layout of the city, the district was boarded up quickly and the infection did not spread. Isidor Burakh was responsible for isolating the outbreak. Citizens remember the first outbreak with horror, and when they learn that the disease came back, do not believe in salvation. Read more.