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Keren Landman is a senior reporter covering public health, emerging infectious diseases, the health workforce, and health justice at Vox. She has written about a wide range of topics, including the health effects of internet access, bottlenecks in the physician training pipeline, the failure to study menstrual effects of Covid-19 vaccines, and infectious emergencies like Covid-19, monkeypox, and sexually transmitted infections.

Before she joined Vox, Keren’s freelance writing appeared in a range of publications, including Wired, the Atlantic, and the New York Times. Before that, she trained as a physician, researcher, and epidemiologist with specialties in internal medicine, pediatrics, and infectious diseases. She served as a disease detective at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and has worked as a medical epidemiologist and science adviser for a range of public health institutions. Her work as a researcher centered on the prevention and treatment of HIV and malaria in resource-poor countries. She completed a journalism fellowship at the University of Toronto.

She currently lives in Atlanta, Georgia, and can be reached by email at or on Twitter at @landmanspeaking.