Madeline Drexler is a science and medical journalist based in Boston. A former medical columnist for The Boston Globe Magazine, she was a 1996-7 Knight Science Journalism Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Drexler was awarded the 1992 International Biomedical Science Journalism Prize by the General Motors Cancer Research Foundation. Her articles have appeared in The New York Times, The American Prospect, Self, Good Housekeeping, and many other national publications.
Madeline Drexler, the author of Secret Agents: The Menace of Emerging Infections joined Barbara on Saturday night, suggesting that the most creative bioterrorist is still Mother Nature. Drexler, a science journalist, detailed what we are up against in our perpetual war with germs.