Viewing COVID-19 through the lens of the history of biological weapons
Martha’s Vineyard Magazine, April 29, 2020:
At a time when it seems that everyone and their little sister has a conspiracy theory, not to mention during an ongoing global pandemic, a title like Bitten: The Secret History of Lyme Disease and Biological Weapons might tempt you to pass by with a smug shrug.
But that would be a mistake, and not just for readers on tick-infested islands such as ours….
The book, which is coming out in paperback this month, is essentially a biography of Wilhelm “Willy” Burgdorfer… He discovered the bacterium that causes Lyme disease, and late in life implied that he believed the Lyme epidemic was probably caused by a military experiment gone wrong.
It’s all meticulously documented by author Kris Newby, an award-winning science writer at Stanford University and documentary filmmaker. READ MORE.