PLAGUE – The Book that Just Keeps on Selling…

“There’s no other book like it,” says Dr. Joseph Mercola…

By Kent Heckenlively, JD

When I started writing our book PLAGUE with Dr. Judy Mikovits in 2012, had it published in 2014, I had no idea that four years later it would still regularly be #1 in the Virology section of Amazon, beating the previous monster best-seller, The Hot Zone by Richard Preston, and also leaving in the dust Dr. Paul Offit’s most recent offering, Bad Advice.

After all, it was my first book, it’s kind of wonky (the publisher also has it listed as an E-textbook, for God’s sake), and yet it continues to exert a hold on people’s imaginations.

I think it has such a strong hold on people because it’s a story of science gone awry…

…of immense hubris on the part of researchers, followed by a cover-up of how animal viruses from vaccines are being injected into human beings.  And instead of these efforts resulting in humans with increased capacities and health, they are causing enormous suffering and disease.

In my calculation, Judy does not suffer because she is a woman.  She suffers because she’s a scientist who refuses to turn away from what the science reveals.  She’s fierce in her defense of the human species, when others worry only about their paychecks and the approval of their colleagues in this conspiracy of silence.

Is this just a mistake and cover-up, or is it something much worse? 

I don’t have an answer, but how can they not see the change in our young population?  Why are they so sick and why are they losing their ability to even sit down and read a single book?

Who benefits from this state of affairs?

Here are the three most recent customer reviews.

(1)  5.0 out of 5 stars  Wow!  So well-written!  Unbelievable truth delivered like SiFi thriller!   By Educated consumer on November 25, 2018

“It is a chilling & jaw-dropping story from the beginning to the end. Also, super interesting trivia about all the science academia world!”

“I can not believe all the disease are related to the lab-animals and vaccine like that! I watched the YouTube video of the recording of the earlier scientist talking about bringing some particular infected monkeys to make more vaccines, and that started up the HIV and AIDS, but now I know more depth of the problem… causing cancers decades later, and chronic fatigue syndromes… and potential treatments using anti-retro-viral therapy…”

“This is soooooo important to everybody to read. I found this book through the YouTube channel “The High Wire”, where the investigational journalist of vaccines were so impressed with even more findings in this book. I thought I knew a lot by following “Vaxxed” channel, but Oh, My! this book gave me more big and clear pictures of what is going on! Jaw dropping facts everywhere!!”

If we think of this as only kid’s and their parent’s problem, the we better wake up quickly, because this kind of Big-Pharma tack ticks are everywhere. We all can learn from this, and see how Big-Pharma, federal agency is already taken over, and we were modern-day-slaves to be milked out our money for their profits by getting fed crappy foods, get sicken and spend the rest of the money… which we worked very hard for… on all the chemicals to get even sicker.

Deep appreciation and respects for the authors for putting together such a huge amount of scientific facts from all over the world, and writing this.

Please translate this book into Japanese! and Every major languages!

This book made me more active in supporting the HPV-victim groups in Japan, and vocal about it. I am now telling people about how to detox the Aluminum using Silica containing water. Thank you for giving me the courage to do a small part, and not allowing me to be the bully by just “observing”. Hope we all take the little part of the change, so that we can make the big change all together!

(2)  5.0 out of 5 stars.  So comprehensive and easy to read that it captured the attention of my 17 year old.  A must read!  By Kenzie Rhodes – November 25, 2018

This book could be a how-to guide for industry PR(ropaganda) departments on silencing any voice that goes public with inconvenient truths. It is a chilling reminder that “science” which is bought and paid for by industry is only ever allowed to serve its master. Judy Mikovits is an ethical scientist, someone for whom the truth is more important than ego or money, a rarity in today’s society. They expected her to silently fade into the background after they destroyed her career, her finances, her reputation…..they were wrong

(3)  5 out of 5 stars  Famous American virologist falsely imprisoned! By Martin on October 31, 2018

I started to read this book out of a spirit of general curiosity and soon realized I had stumbled across a work of astonishing importance. Assuming all the details are correct and undistorted, and as a fellow scientist they all seemed convincing to me, the implications of this work are staggering.

The structure of this book is basically the chronicle of a diligent and accomplished scientist struggling to defend a new concept of disease against a corrupt hierarchy of entrenched scientific, political and financial interests. Central to most, if not all of the problems is the fact that, like Marie Curie, the gifted scientist happens to be a woman. And not wealthy.

General readers could skip some of the more detailed technical sections to follow the story of her false imprisonment without trial, and loss of professional reputation, goaded by sound-byte media following their own financial and political motives. Because this is a chronicle of real events the structure of the book is a bit of a tangle because that’s how it all actually happened and there are a few scratchy grammatical errors which have escaped proof-reading, but that’s just a minor issue. 

The story transcends details of the essential laboratory work to become an account of great conflicts in American society wherein it seems that politicians and lawyers are only the best that money can buy. It is a saga of battles between the painstaking and honest integrity of scientific truth versus political and financial expedience, compassion versus machismo, good versus evil.

Judy Mikovits emerges as a woman who insists that her own respect for colleagues and ‘superiors’ must be earned by their professional honesty and competence and not by their levels of testosterone or shouty behaviour. Her concern for patients and their suffering, and her crusade to have the concept of retroviral infection properly, honestly and objectively studied and funded, shine as a moving theme throughout this account, not least because of the evident risks to her own career.

The implications of her concept of the effects dormant retroviral infection are potentially catastrophic, which is why I would rate this as perhaps the most important book I have read. Try it.

And finally, this was from a recent interview with Dr. Mikovits by famed health professional, Dr. Joseph Mercola.

Mercola:  This is Dr. Mercola helping you take control of your health. Today we are joined by Dr. Judy Mikovits, who is a scientific researcher, who got into quite a challenge and battle not too long ago, when she did some interesting research that was published in one of the most prestigious journals in the world, Science, and stirred up enormous controversy. As a result, she has gone through enormous personal turmoil. But the title of her book – She wrote a whole book about this, which is called Plague: One Scientist’s Intrepid Search for the Truth About Human Retroviruses and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS), Autism and Other Diseases. It’s about the XMRV, which is short for xenotropic murine retrovirus.

It’s like a spy novel thriller. It tells about her story, about how she gets imprisoned. She’s just led an enormous life and has gone through enormous personal tribulations as a result of seeking out the truth. She’s going to share the story today. I’m not going to talk about it anymore, because Judy’s going to explain it firsthand. Thank you and welcome for joining us today, Judy.  

Mikovits: Thanks, Joe. It’s a pleasure to be here. It’s a pleasure to be alive, actually. I used to call Plague a murder-mystery, but I survived. So now, I think you have to call it a suspense-thriller.

Mercola: Yeah. That’s really what it is. I read about 50 books a year. There’s no book I’ve read that comes close to this. It’s almost like a fiction book, a spy thriller.

There you have it, from regular readers to the very summit of unbiased medical science.

Plague is a winner!

And when you read it, please post a review on Amazon.  We’re trying to get to 200 reviews and we want to keep that pesky Dr. Offit far down the list.

By Kent Heckenlively, JD

plagueheckiKent’s book PLAGUE was released by Skyhorse Publishing in 2014 and is now available in paperback. Skyhorse also publishes the work of Mo Yan, the 2012 recipient of the Nobel Prize in literature.

The book is co-authored with Judy Mikovits PhD. It is an indictment of the “Fake Science” we find so prevalent in the US.


Kent Heckenlively is also the author of INOCULATED: How Science Lost its Soul in Autism, available on Amazon and at Barnes&


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3 thoughts on “PLAGUE – The Book that Just Keeps on Selling…”

  1. I already made some favorable comments on this site about this book the scientist I greatly admire for her integrity and an uncompromising spirit for what she believe is right. Thus there is no need to me to add anything to this, except how happy I am that the ‘world’ is also waking up to the bitter reality of facts that are going on at high places and ‘they’ keep doing those crimes at our expense and for their undeserved benefits, just because they can. Shame, shame,shame. As for you Kent many thanks for giving hand to this remarkable lady, so we are all have some chance to peek behind the curtains of great secrecy and of course, corruption.As the saying goes; reality is stranger than fiction and I must fully agree with that.

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