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Kellie Schmitt's Blog

Science reporters Umair Irfan of Vox and Dan Vergano of BuzzFeed break down the latest vaccine... more »
posted 09/21/20
As one mom put it: “If it were short-term, sure, we can endure that level of suffering, but for a... more »
posted 09/18/20
“It’s a virus that can impact every system of the body and I think for long-haulers, it ends up... more »
posted 09/04/20

Kellie Schmitt's Work

Kern's physicians come from many far-flung corners of the globe. Dr. Carlo Amazona originally from the Philippines shares how his experience growing up with no doctor made him becoming one.

Dr. Elyzabat Tadros shares her journey to become a doctor from her native Sudan to her current home in Bakersfield.

Kern's physicians come from many far-flung corners of the globe. This piece takes a look at several compelling personal journeys.

Collaborative Reporting

Recently signed legislation capped a big year for efforts to combat a regional disease long... more »