Alexi Cohan, WGBH

Alexi Cohan

WGBH

Mountain View, CA, United States

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  • WGBH
  • The Lowell Sun
  • Boston Herald
  • East Bay Times
  • San Jose Mercury News
  • Vallejo Times-Herald
  • Pasadena Star News
  • Daily Bulletin
  • The Sun
  • The Press-Enterprise
  • and more…

Past articles by Alexi:

Democrats could face big losses in midterms if they don't deliver on agenda, warns Rep. Jim McGovern

"The agenda of the Republican Party now is not the agenda of the Republican Party of your father or grandfather," said McGovern. → Read More

Boston University scientists getting closer to diagnosing CTE in living people using MRI

A debilitating disease caused by repeated head trauma can only be diagnosed in the deceased, but Boston University scientists are getting closer to delivering a diagnosis to the living, which could… → Read More

Boston University scientists getting closer to diagnosing CTE in living people using MRI

A debilitating disease caused by repeated head trauma can only be diagnosed in the deceased, but Boston University scientists are getting closer to delivering a diagnosis to the living, which could blaze the trail for clinical trials and treatments. → Read More

Cohan: Joe Biden’s free at-home coronavirus test plan misses the mark big time

Americans can get free tests via insurance reimbursement, a process that many people don’t want to bother with and takes a long time. → Read More

Boston Public Schools dragging its feet on Herald records request

A Herald public records request that was filed five months ago and won an appeal with the office of the Secretary of State still has not been handed over by Boston Public Schools as it continues to drag its feet in a lack of transparency. → Read More

Coronavirus cases in Massachusetts continue to top 5,000 for sixth day

State health officials on Friday reported 5,007 new coronavirus cases and 27 new deaths as trends over 5,000 daily infections continue in a seasonal spike. → Read More

Omicron could take over as dominant variant in coming weeks, Harvard expert says

Scientists are still racing to learn more about the new omicron variant as it spreads to dozens of countries, and one Harvard expert said it could push delta aside as the dominant variant in the coming weeks. → Read More

Whopping 7,984 new coronavirus cases reported in Massachusetts schools in past week

Coronavirus cases continue to surge in Massachusetts schools as a total of 7,984 staff and students tested positive in the past week. → Read More

When is the best time of day to get a coronavirus vaccine?

Getting a coronavirus vaccine or booster shot in the afternoon might trigger higher levels of antibodies compared with getting the shot in the morning, a study out of Massachusetts General Hospital… → Read More

When is the best time of day to get a coronavirus vaccine?

Getting a coronavirus vaccine or booster shot in the afternoon might trigger higher levels of antibodies compared with getting the shot in the morning, a study out of Massachusetts General Hospital… → Read More

When is the best time to get a coronavirus vaccine?

Getting a coronavirus vaccine or booster shot in the afternoon might trigger higher levels of antibodies compared with getting the shot in the morning, a study out of Massachusetts General Hospital… → Read More

Services still lacking, but Boston improves on English language support for students

Half of Boston high schoolers who are learning English aren't getting the full slate of services they may need despite significant improvements the district has made to their language education supports, a new report to the Department of Justice shows. → Read More

When is the best time to get a coronavirus vaccine?

Getting a coronavirus vaccine or booster shot in the afternoon might trigger higher levels of antibodies compared with getting the shot in the morning, a study out of Massachusetts General Hospital suggests. → Read More

Omicron variant’s unusual mutations could mean it spread from an animal, scientists suggest

The unusual multitude of mutations on the omicron variant’s spike protein could suggest some level of animal transmission, scientists suggest, as coronavirus has been found to spread to dogs, cats, mink, deer and many others. → Read More

Omicron coronavirus variant found in Massachusetts in resident of Middlesex County

A case of the omicron variant has been found in Massachusetts for the first time in a woman from Middlesex County who had traveled out of state, the Department of Public Health announced Saturday. → Read More

Coronavirus cases in Massachusetts continue to surge with 5,179 new infections

State health officials on Friday reported a spike of 5,179 new daily coronavirus cases, the highest daily count since last winter, which topped Thursday's total of 5,170 cases as hospitalizations tip over 1,000. → Read More

Biden’s winter coronavirus plan: What you need to know

Winter is closing in and coronavirus cases are spiking, prompting President Joe Biden to announce news steps to beat back the pandemic as it enters its second year. → Read More

9,909 new coronavirus cases reported in Massachusetts schools following Thanksgiving break

Coronavirus cases continue to increase in Massachusetts schools as a total of 9,909 staff and students tested positive in the past two weeks. → Read More

Biden announces winter coronavirus plan with free at-home tests, new travel protocols

With winter approaching and coronavirus cases increasing nationwide, President Biden announced a plan of attack against the virus that includes free at-home tests, updated international travel protocols and surge teams to support short-staffed hospitals. → Read More

6th grade classes to be added to three Boston schools in ongoing shift to new model

Three Boston elementary schools will be expanding to include sixth grade classes in an ongoing shift to a new model that aims to reduce the number of school transitions for students. → Read More