Alexandra Sifferlin
Health and science journalist. Former editor of Medium’s Covid-19 Blog and deputy editor at Elemental. TIME Magazine writer before that
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When she was in her early 20s, Louise Benge — then Louise Proctor — worked in a small office in Mount Vernon, Kentucky for the state’s department of human resources. When it was time for her daily break, she would walk down a small hill to grab lunch. Though Louise…

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The vaccine rollout is happening worldwide with varying degrees of logistical success. In the United States, the two vaccines currently approved for emergency use include one from Moderna and one from Pfizer-BioNTech, both with over 90% reported efficacy rates.

Other vaccines will likely soon be reviewed by the U.S. Food…

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