Ed Yong

science writer at The Atlantic

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Staff writer for The Atlantic where he covers science; former writer of the National Geographic's Not Exactly Rocket Science blog 

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California is dropping its indoor mask mandate for vaccinated people, and will begin treating COVID as an “endemic” disease. What does this mean for immunocompromised people?

‘I feel sidelined for sure’: Immunocompromised doctor on CA dropping mask mandate

California is dropping its indoor mask mandate for vaccinated people, and will begin treating COVID as an “endemic” disease. What does this mean for immunocompromised people?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

“What this means for the people who are left behind is a crushing spiral where their jobs are already hard.

Burnout, compassion fatigue, poor treatment from admin: 20% of health care workers quit amid COVID

“What this means for the people who are left behind is a crushing spiral where their jobs are already hard.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

“A lot of us are expecting to get out into the world now that things are a little bit better and feel joy.

After COVID wanes, mental and emotional effects still linger

“A lot of us are expecting to get out into the world now that things are a little bit better and feel joy.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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