Tag Archives: Peyton McKean

The Awesomeness of Spirit Cove

Spirit Cove. Here Raven bit the shore, in the days when he was a giant, to carve out a home for the animals–and humans too. Continue reading

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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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I’d like to thank…

I thanked the faculty, past and present, for their dedication to seeing each student live up to his or her full potential. Continue reading

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Washington’s Ice Age Floods

It all gets me to thinking. Can’t I come up with a story that weaves these colossal events into a plot filled with mystery and intrigue? Stay tuned. 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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