The Insanity Virus
Schizophrenia may not be just a matter of bad genes or bad luck. A growing group of psychiatrists says the real culprit is a virus entwined in every person’s DNA.
Steven and David Elmore were born identical twins, but their first days in this world could not have been more different. David came home from the hospital after a week. Steven, born four minutes later, stayed behind in the ICU. For a month he hovered near death in an incubator, wracked with fever from what doctors called a dangerous viral infection. Even after Steven recovered, he lagged behind his twin. He lay awake but rarely cried. When his mother smiled at him, he stared back with blank eye...
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