The Navy prepare to implement Plan B, a final solution to ensure that the virus and everyone infected with it never make it off the island.
The Abbey becomes a house of horrors as Kyle struggles with his infection and Anne begins to shape a successor to Michael.
Alan, Kyle and Winger search the woods for the tree with red sap that might be a cure for the pathogen.
The Coast Guard arrives on the island to take the CDC team to another island to deal with another outbreak of the pathogen. Meanwhile, Sister Amy has to contend with Brother Michael and his plans.Source: Showcase
As Peter gains a new cellmate, Michael takes extreme action when his followers begin to mutiny.
Amy creates an outbreak of the disease. Michael torments Peter in the pit. Alan, Jordan and Kyle discover the truth about the Abbey's food chain. An uprising at the Abbey threatens the safety of the uninfected. In present-day Paris, Balleseros meet an unlikely immortal.
Michael locks Peter and Alan in a pit. Alan escapes and discovers that Kyle has a secret of his own. Agnes reveals a shocking truth to Michael, who drastically turns on her for doubting him. In the future, Caleb uncovers Walker's deception and takes matters into his own hands.
As Michael struggles to keep the abbey under control, the CDC team moves closer toward tracking the source of the pathogen. Alan fights the urge to rejoin his team and confronts the reality about Peter’s allegiances. In the future, Walker makes a desperate attempt to escape from her delusional father, with potentially deadly consequences.
Peter and Jordan leave the safety of the Abbey to retrieve some specimens and discover just what’s living in the woods, meanwhile Sister Amy plots to make them leave forever.
The CDC team continue to investigate the island; at the same time, they discover Peter's brother, Alan, is a member of Brother Michael's cult, and his warnings for them to leave the abbey fall on deaf ears.
15 months after the events at Arctic Biosystems, new CDC team with the addition of biotoxicologist Kyle Sommer respond to a potential outbreak on a Windjammer in the Northern Pacific. Their search leads them to an island occupied by a mysterious cult led by the charismatic Michael. Meanwhile, 30 years in the future, Walker arrives at the same island searching for Alan Farragut.
Helix is an intense thriller about a team of scientists from the Centers for Disease Control who travel to a high-tech research facility in the Arctic to investigate a possible disease outbreak, only to find themselves pulled into a terrifying life-and-death struggle that holds the key to mankind's salvation...or total annihilation.