Seth Mnookin

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Seth Mnookin is a contributing editor at Vanity Fair and a former senior writer for Newsweek, where he covered media, politics, and popular culture. His writing has appeared in The Washington Post, New York magazine, and many other publications. He is the author of The Panic Virus: A True Story of Medicine, Science, and Fear; Feeding the Monster: How Money, Smarts, and Nerve Took a Team to the Top and Hard News: The Scandals at The New York Times and Their Meaning for American Media.  He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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Books by this Author

The Panic Virus
Feeding the Monster


Learn 3 of the Biggest Myths About Vaccines

Seth Mnookin reveals 3 of the biggest myths about vaccines and their effect on children.