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Ed Yong
Science writer at The Atlantic. Author of I CONTAIN MULTITUDES, a New York Times bestseller. Married to Liz Neeley. (he/him)
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Ed Yong Sep 25
This is an *astonishing* piece of writing that fully deserves to win this award. Also, @timreqaurth is a truly kind, thoughtful, whip-smart human, which makes this all the better.
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Céline Gounder, MD, ScM, FIDSA Sep 25
No surprise here: . This report commissioned by the documents a substantial bias towards men’s perspectives in both newsgathering & news coverage of the pandemic, spanning across all regions.
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Ed Yong Sep 25
TIM! YAY! So happy for you. Congrats, mate. Richly deserved.
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Porter Square Books Sep 23
Just two days until our event with and to talk VESPER FLIGHTS - we can't wait!!! Friday, September 25th at 7pm ET! Still time to snag a seat - AND tickets come with a signed edition of the book. All the details here:
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Ed Yong Sep 24
Thread. Also follow Kai; he’s one of the best reporters on the infectious disease beat
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Ed Yong Sep 24
Replying to @AdrienneLaF
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Adrienne LaFrance Sep 24
Chilling advice from : "We have to stop thinking about this election as though it's going to be normal... If you're not fully in that frame of mind then it's going to dull your reflexes and you won't know what to do fast enough as it happens."
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Dr Nisreen Alwan 🌻 Sep 24
Our article is out: Why the Patient-Made Term is needed Persistent covid symptoms r now one of the most pressing phenomena to address: their cause(s) unknown, their effects can be debilitating & % affected is unclear, though likely significant.
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The Atlantic Festival Sep 24
If we want to tackle health disparities, we need to address systemic racism, argues .
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Clint Smith Sep 24
I wrote about how, despite what the president wants you think, teaching students about the history of slavery is one of the most patriotic things you can do.
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Helen Branswell Sep 24
A lot of attention is paid to the frontrunners in the vaccine race. But the US may end up licensing 5, 6, 7 or more Covid vaccines, providing that many work. And some of those currently near the back of the first pack may have some advantages.
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Joshua A. Geltzer Sep 23
THREAD: There's a lot of concern right now about Trump & how he might handle an election loss after 's article & the terrible answer Trump gave to . But we're not powerless to ensure a peaceful transfer if Trump loses. Here's what can be done now. /1
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University of Utah School of Biological Sciences Sep 23
The Tanner Lecture DECONSTRUCTING PANDEMIC NEWS: Award-Winning Science Journalist from The Atlantic ED YONG Tuesday October 13, 2020 7:00 – 8:30 PM Video Livestream Format
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Roxanne Khamsi Sep 23
Strength in numbers? More like strangeness in numbers. sums up why feels exceptional... but might not be as odd as we think:
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Ibram X. Kendi Sep 23
A nation that systematically and consistently legalizes murder can not be reformed.
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Ed Yong Sep 23
These are four of the best science journalists working today.
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Ed Yong Sep 23
I'll be interviewing Gates during this slot.
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Adrienne LaFrance Sep 23
“Trump may win or lose, but he will never concede... this will be the most important fact about the coming Interregnum. It will deform the proceedings from beginning to end. We have not experienced anything like it before.” 🚨’s cover story:
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Maggie Koerth Sep 23
How will you know when it's safe to take a COVID-19 vaccine? I talked to some experts who had a few helpful tips.
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