I have to sort of disagree a wee on The Mad Cow, Encephalitic tangent.
Could be due to GMO-related-protein metabolic by-products,Prions, that run free in the system like mucus.
Selenium and Copper have been either in/not soil all along.
Yes modern chemistry is based on water solubility, and lack of biomass to keep it upstream. But the new chemicals that specifically stop microbe/virus activity I think are having the greater impact. The very life of this planet depends on microbes.
The plants get their nutrients from the microbes-its the microbes that dissolve soil.
The only things to return the elements the to soil that off gas at the surface-is microbes. Our bodies are universes of microbes unto themself NOT an I-a WE.
The AIDS/Ebola/Green Monkey/Marburg Virus was/is an intentional action unlike the rest.
And yes our bodies are weakened in the modern world.