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…

7 Years in the making – Africa smallpox memoir released!

JUST RELEASED RESPECTED JOURNALISTS ARE TALKING**From Sasha Polakow-Suransky, Deputy Editor of Foreign Policy magazine:“At a time when vaccines are front page news and a deadly pandemic is raging across the globe. . . .captivating family history and a reminder of how public health campaigns are still inextricably intertwined with politics. . . .illustrates how inoculating vulnerable people…

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…