He worked for the richest man in the world. He was an energetic hiker and lover of the outdoors — and a hard-charging science writer for the Washington Post (where we worked together).
In 2012, Brian Vastag was felled by a fever. He’s never recovered. The science reporter was stricken by what he calls “the most forlorn of orphan illnesses” — myalgic encephalomyelitis, or “painful inflammation of the brain and spine.”Read More