The reality of wearing a Nanosuit. While on paper, it seems like a regular powered armor suit, the truth is that it's a symbiote-like device that fuses with its user (unless if you wear a protective suit that prevents its fusion like with Prophet), turning the person into a Humanoid Abomination.
The Manhattan Virus: Infectees in their late start getting growths on their lower abdomen and pelvis, and those two die by the disease ''melt''into a reddish-pink goo. Luckily, it is not contagious.
However, It is commented that, given its lack of contagiousness, as well as the relatively short range of the dispersal spears, the virus might be a sort of "beta" version, undergoing a controlled trial-run in New York in preparation for a worldwide dispersion of the perfected, fully contagious product (which could be what the Central Park tower was meant to do).