Inside a Phase 3 Vaccine Trial

Recent news reports have revealed that a third COVID-19 vaccine may soon be available.  Johnson & Johnson, and its subsidiary, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, have been developing a single shot COVID-19 vaccine that can be stored in a regular refrigerator.   I’ve been following this development closely because last November, I signed up to be a trial participant for the Janssen Phase 3 trial, … Read More

America – A Crisis of Confidence

This year, good news is scarce. Ads for holiday shopping seem out of place and tone deaf. The election is over but half the country thinks otherwise, leading to dire predictions about the future of our democracy. Meanwhile, thousands of people are dying and even more have been stricken by a deadly virus that will get worse before it gets … Read More