By SHARON K. GILBERT
Mar 25, 2008
IT’S A LITTLE UNSETTLING to see a novel come to life, but the following news article from Reuters is disturbingly similar to the plot of my second book, The Armageddon Strain. In my fictional world, a company called BioStrain produces a nanochip with the capability of diagnosing and combating viral illness — specifically, the avian influenza virus. At least that’s the official story.
STMicro launches chip to detect bird flu
Mar 25, 2008 SINGAPORE (Reuters) — Europe’s top semiconductor maker, STMicroelectronics, said it has developed a portable chip to detect influenza viruses including bird flu in humans.
The device, which functions as a mini laboratory on a chip, can screen and identify multiple classes of pathogens and genes in a single diagnostic test within two hours, unlike other tests available on the market that can detect only one strain at a time and require days or weeks to obtain results. Full Report
The Armageddon Strain presents a fascist government leviathan whose various ‘heads’ rule over the rising New World Order. The threat of an influenza epidemic is their excuse for chipping every human on earth. It’s the military-industrial-governmental complex gone completely mad.
Is life imitating art? Or did I just ‘see it coming’? Read The Armageddon Strain and decide for yourself.