Prepare to meet The Death Spore.

In hospitals we’re supposed to obsess over hygiene. The Joint Commission hides out, creepin’, waiting to ding you for hand washing fails. Gel in, gel out, scrub this and that. We’re trying to decrease the spread of resistant organisms and infection in general, for the safety of our patients and ourselves.

Yet as Doc Vader points out, there is a new threat to the sanitation of the Galaxy.