Lisa M. Krieger, San Jose Mercury News

Lisa M. Krieger

San Jose Mercury News

Palo Alto, CA, United States

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Recent:
  • San Jose Mercury News
  • The Daily Democrat
  • Vacaville Reporter
  • East Bay Times
  • Pioneer Press
Past:
  • Monterey Herald
  • Santa Cruz Sentinel
  • LakeCountyRecordBee
  • ChicoER
  • The Virginian-Pilot
  • Mercury-Register
  • The Denver Post
  • Daily Bulletin
  • Times-Standard
  • The Press-Enterprise
  • and more…

Recent articles by Lisa:

COVID: How one person’s cells led to our only antibody treatment for omicron

The blood of survivors of China’s deadly 2003 SARS CoV-1 virus holds potent immune cells that, when modified by engineers at San Francisco’s Vir Biotechnologies, is saving today’s COVID… → Read More

Volcanic tsunamis: Why they are so difficult to predict

Tonga’s underwater explosion triggered a big mess of gas and debris. → Read More

New COVID drugs are here — you just need to find them

Life-saving antiviral medicines are arriving at Bay Area hospitals and pharmacies, but they’re in short supply. → Read More

New COVID drugs are here — you just need to find them

Life-saving antiviral medicines are arriving at Bay Area hospitals and pharmacies, but they’re in short supply. → Read More

New COVID drugs are here — you just need to find them

Life-saving antiviral medicines are arriving at Bay Area hospitals and pharmacies, but they’re in short supply. → Read More

Volcanic tsunamis: Why they are so difficult to predict

Tonga’s underwater explosion triggered a large and long lethal mess of gas and debris — complicating the tsunami picture. → Read More

Volcanic tsunamis: Why they are so difficult to predict

Tonga’s underwater explosion triggered a large and long lethal mess of gas and debris — complicating the tsunami picture. → Read More

COVID Q&A: What to do if you’re exposed to omicron

The surge in omicron cases is teaching us new things about the variant’s behavior. Here’s what you should know. → Read More

Living with COVID-19: How the virus could turn into the common cold, or something far worse

The COVID-19 omicron variant shows hints that it could morph into the ideal virus: highly transmissible but tamed by vaccines and milder than previous versions. → Read More

Yes, you can have COVID-19 but test negative

Even as we race to find more tests, a new study shows that they may fail to detect some early infections. → Read More

Yes, you can have COVID-19 but test negative

Even as we race to find more tests, a new study shows that they may fail to detect some early infections. → Read More

Omicron holiday guide: Expert advice on how to get through our fourth wave

When gathering for the holidays, experts say plan to protect the person who is most vulnerable or anxious. → Read More

Omicron holiday guide: Expert advice on how to get through our fourth wave

When gathering for the holidays, experts say plan to protect the person who is most vulnerable or anxious. → Read More

Omicron holiday guide: Expert advice on how to get through our fourth wave

When gathering for the holidays, experts say plan to protect the person who is most vulnerable or anxious. → Read More

Q&A: What got us into this supply chain mess? When will it end? Stanford professor has answers

COVID pandemic revealed how interconnected supply chains are. A disruption in Italy, Taiwan or Korea may be felt all over the world. → Read More

Q&A: What got us into this supply chain mess? When will it end? Stanford professor has answers

COVID pandemic revealed how interconnected supply chains are. A disruption in Italy, Taiwan or Korea may be felt all over the world. → Read More

COVID-19 breakthrough hospitalizations: Who gets sick when vaccines don’t work?

New study is the first close look at the characteristics of vaccinated people who get very sick. → Read More

COVID-19 breakthrough hospitalizations: Who gets sick when vaccines don’t work?

The new study by the Kaiser Family Foundation is the first close look at the characteristics of vaccinated people who get very sick — and their hospital experience, once admitted. → Read More

What the latest science tells us about the fast-spreading omicron variant

As omicron spreads around the U.S., two doses of vaccine no longer protect. But there’s good news too. → Read More

All Californians required to wear masks indoors in public spaces

Confronting a jump in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, California will require that masks be worn indoors in all public settings. “We are proactively putting this tool of universal indoor maski… → Read More