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Pictured: Maryn McKenna
Maryn McKenna is an American author and journalist. She has written for the National Geographic, and spoke on antibiotics at TED 2015. McKenna has written for Nature, Scientific American, Wired and the National Geographic, and has been a staff reporter for The Cincinnati Enquirer, the Boston Herald and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Her book Beating Back the Devil: On the Front Lines with the Disease Detectives of the Epidemic Intelligence Service is about the Epidemic Intelligence Service of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Her book Superbug: The Fatal Menace of MRSA is about methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus; a review on the CDC website called it "an extensively researched and detailed review".
Her article "Imagining the Post-Antibiotics Future" is included in The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2014.
Ger Harley | EEm 11 August 2018
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