Plague: One Scientist’s Intrepid Search for the Truth about Human Retroviruses and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS), Autism, and Other Diseases

Plague: One Scientist’s Intrepid Search for the Truth about Human Retroviruses and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS), Autism, and Other Diseases Author Kent Heckenlively
ISBN-10 1510713948
ISBN-13 9781510713949
Year 2017-02-21
Pages 464
Language English
Publisher Skyhorse Publishing
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On July 22 2009 a special meeting was held with twenty four leading scientists at the National Institutes of Health to discuss early findings that a newly discovered retrovirus was linked to chronic fatigue syndrome CFS prostate cancer lymphoma and eventually neurodevelopmental disorders in children When Dr Judy Mikovits finished her presentation the room was silent for a moment then one of the scientists said Oh my God The resulting investigation would be like no other in science For Dr Mikovits a twenty year veteran of the National Cancer Institute this was the midpoint of a five year journey that would start with the founding of the Whittemore Peterson Institute for Neuro Immune Disease at the University of Nevada Reno and end with her as a witness for the federal government against her former employer Harvey Whittemore for illegal campaign contributions to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid On this journey Dr Mikovits would face the scientific prejudices against CFS wander into the minefield that is autism and through it all struggle to maintain her faith in God and the profession to which she had dedicated her life This is a story for anybody interested in the peril and promise of science at the very highest levels in our country

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