‘Sometimes, Less Can Be More.’ Muzz Muhammad’s First Draft

Author of ‘Echoes of History: COVID Vaccine Tests in Africa’ and ‘Looking for Solace’, Muzz Muhammad, thinks every health problem exists in a global context. ‘Borders are unnatural,’ he says, ‘there is no biological basis for the way that we have partitioned land for countries. Diseases seem to know this, but we don’t.’ Our questions are italicized.  What books or kinds of books did you read growing up? The first books I remember loving were the books in the Junie B.

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