Scientific American Extols the Horrors of “Brutal Diseases” Lyme and Syphilis, with Creepy Videos to Boot

They share that Lyme “can swim through thicker, more viscous fluids” than syphilis, making it more insidious. “Syphilis and Lyme disease are better at penetrating our bodies than almost any other organisms. Spirochetes cross barriers that are impenetrable to almost anything else, including basement membranes and the linings of organs like intestines called endothelium that […]