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Recent articles by Sy:

What are the risks of pausing Johnson & Johnson vaccines?

When the CDC and FDA today paused administration of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, they may have done the right thing for public health, while giving a gift to conspiracy theorists. → Read More

Former President Trump’s CDC director has a new gig at Big Ass Fans

Former Trump administration CDC director Robert Redfield will be advising Big Ass Fans on public health issues. → Read More

The public health scourge we don’t talk about nearly enough

CDC director Rochelle Walensky warns that the U.K. coronavirus variant requires vigilance among young people. → Read More

Calling proof of COVID-19 vaccination a ‘vaccine passport’ could be empowering conspiracy theorists

The term implies a power and status that digital vaccine records simply don't have anywhere in the U.S. But for Qanon and other movements, 'vaccine passport' is just what the doctor ordered. → Read More

The CDC says this COVID variant is now the most dominant. And it hits younger people.

CDC director Rochelle Walensky warns that the U.K. coronavirus variant requires vigilance among young people. → Read More

Buy a COVID vaccine, get an HIV vaccine for free?

Government-funded research made COVID-19 vaccines possible. Now the same tech could help fight HIV - and even cancer. → Read More

The U.S. Army is working on a COVID-19 vaccine it thinks could protect against new strains

The U.S. Army is developing a COVID-19 vaccine it hopes can protect against variants. → Read More

How a cheaper, easier-to-make COVID vaccine could lift up the world

How a new COVID vaccine entrant could curb the pandemic in developing nations. → Read More

Why your wait time between COVID vaccine doses may be different than your neighbor’s

COVID vaccine shots may require two doses. But the times between those doses can vary depending on which shot you get. → Read More

Staying safe on Easter during a pandemic

Staying safe during an intimate gathering such as Easter during the COVID pandemic. → Read More

It's official: Vaccinated people don't spread COVID-19

CDC Director Rochelle Walensky this week declared that "vaccinated people do not carry the virus." → Read More

All of the weird side effects you might get from the COVID-19 vaccines

The currently authorized COVID vaccines in the U.S. have common side effects, but also some not-so-common ones. Here's what you should know. → Read More

Where we stand on COVID vaccines and kids

When will children be able to get a COVID vaccine? Trials are moving fast. → Read More

The way forward on the COVID vaccine rollout

A Fortune discussion on the state of the COVID vaccine rollout and what comes next. → Read More

Why U.S. COVID cases are plateauing even though millions are getting vaccinated

The U.S. COVID vaccination effort has been a surprising success in the past few months. So why have coronavirus cases stopped declining? → Read More

Pregnant women aren’t typically included in clinical trials, but that’s changing with COVID

Pregnant women are under-represented in clinical trials. COVID is changing that. → Read More

A week about Alzheimer’s drug development

A major week, for better or worse, for Alzheimer's drug development. → Read More

Articles by Sy Mukherjee

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The weird relationship between COVID and superbugs

Could COVID treatment give rise to another class of pathogen? → Read More

The CDC says COVID vaccinated people can be indoors together. But will Americans take it too far?

"My concern is if people either misunderstand or choose to interpret that, if we can make these changes, then we can make other changes as well." → Read More