Third storyline in The Punisher Max. By Garth Ennis and Doug Braithwaite.
One night Frank goes after a old criminal that once escaped from him two years ago and went to prison instead. He was a murder and dealt in child prostitution and got out of prison after only two years. After killing him at his house Frank encounters a old acquaintance, Nick Fury. Fury reveals that it was him who set up the release of the man that Frank killed in order to contact him. Fury reveals that he is working for the army and airforce and offers Frank a job. Frank agrees to help him. In the Byrranga Mountains of Russia there was a scientist named Evgeny Stenkov that created a flesh eating virus called Barbarossa. It was capable of eating all the flesh from a humans body within minutes. The scientists was captured and integrated but he died. His daughter Galina Stenkov caries the virus, but she is immune to it due to being pumped full of antidotes. Frank is sent to Russia to retrieve the girl.