If You’re Obsessing About Vaccine Risk, You’re Missing the Point

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By Amy Rogers, MD, PhD

I try to keep my finger on the pulse of online / social media conversations about the pandemic, and to respond to topics that are on people’s minds. This week I’m seeing more than ever an obsession with the particular details of vaccine risk. Short term. Long term. Risks of flu-like illness, blood clots, heart…

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Amy Rogers, MD, PhD, is a Harvard-educated scientist, novelist, journalist, and educator. She blogs about coronavirus at AmyRogers.com

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Dr. Amy Rogers

Dr. Amy Rogers

Amy Rogers, MD, PhD, is a Harvard-educated scientist, novelist, journalist, and educator. She blogs about coronavirus at AmyRogers.com

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