john ringo - Black Tide Rising - how come armies all over the world were caught so badly flat footed?

According to the timeline the US government was aware of the plague almost instantly - not about the origin, infection sources and so on, obviously, but that something's going around and it's bad.Uncle Tom was aware of it as an employee of BOTA, which obviously would get any info from the government - and book says as much, actually (about the source(s)).But USAMRIID would definitely be on top of this one, as they actually are there mainly for that reason - that is: to actively search for possible bio/chem attacks on US (widely understood).I do...Read more