Vaccines and Bayonets: Launch Celebration June 24!

I am very excited to announce the official launch of Vaccines & Bayonets on Gavin Roy Presents YouTube Channel, June 24th at 430pm PDT. Please bring your friends and your book club! Looking forward to seeing you! https://videopress.com/v/O48fCchW?preloadContent=metadata What’s the book about? The author’s childhood dream is coming true. She leaves her small-town roots and…

VACCINES & BAYONETS! Coming SOON! Watch for it!

After more than six years of working on my historical memoir, Vaccines & Bayonets: Fighting Smallpox in Africa amid Tribalism, Terror and the Cold War, it's almost here! With this pandemic, the book is too timely not to be published. So watch for my announcement of publication details. Soon! Please take a few seconds to…

CORONAVIRUS CONTACT TRACING AND LOCKDOWN: Learning from Smallpox

Coronavirus. Quarantine. Social distance. Contact tracing. Lockdown. New terms and questions dominate our consciousness. Vaccine—where’s the vaccine? With no vaccine and no proven treatment for COVID-19, we isolate, wear masks and wash our hands to stay safe in the midst of the pandemic. Since all viruses share certain characteristics, it seems like an appropriate time…