Tag Archives: medical thriller

Ebola convalescent serum–I should have guessed!

It’s all becoming clear: the CDC has been planning to use convalescent sera all along. That’s why they imported a couple of moon-suited ebola patients. Continue reading

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Viruses, viruses, everywhere

Let’s hope the mutation rate of EnteroVirus D68 slows down a bit. Otherwise, we may be looking at big trouble. Continue reading

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Ebola vaccine–why so slow?

If you try to create a vaccine that causes a rip-roaring response in every vaccinated person, you are liable to create a vaccine that causes a lot of side-effects, up to and including death. Continue reading

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Ebola, anyone?

“Are we in danger?” I asked. McKean stared at the screen for a moment and then murmured, “Answer: unknown.” Continue reading

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The Unprepossessing Phineus Morton

In The Jihad Virus, Peyton McKean’s sidekick and chronicler describes himself: “I’m a medical reporter, a healthy twenty-seven-year-old male of average height and build and looks, with good vital signs. My tours in the Mideast left no physical scars on me, but I was not to be so lucky in the events I’m about to retell.” Continue reading

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Saving lives–too busy to blog

I wrote ’round-the-clock, literally, yesterday on our Investigational New Drug application. Continue reading

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Why I dedicated The Jihad Virus to women

The opening quote is something I believe with absolute certainty. Not until feminine voices are heard loud and clear above the voices of war-mongering males, will this world ever find peace. Continue reading

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The Jihad Virus — Published!

A deadly microbe: When a U.S. Customs inspector at the Canadian border succumbs to a fatal viral infection, a terrifying fear becomes reality. Continue reading

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Publishing The Jihad Virus

By next weekend, I think I’ll be ready to announce that The Jihad Virus is available to the public! Continue reading

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Updating The Jihad Virus Cover

How horrific it would be, if international terrorists released a new and deadly genetically altered form of the smallpox virus! Continue reading

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