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Inquiry welcomes back ROSEMARY DRISDELLE for Part Two of a discussion on her delightfully disturbing book PARASITES: TALES OF HUAMNITY’S MOST UNWELCOME GUESTS. There are types of parasites that act like the alien spores in Invasion of the Body Snatchers, taking over our minds and controlling our behaviors. Even Martina Navratilova has been a victim of these parasites hijacking her career. Have parasites ever been used as weapons of war? Finally, we talk about New England’s greatest threat from parasites: the widespread tick borne diseases like Lyme, Erlichiosis and Babesiosis. Have they always been here? Why are they now so prevalent?