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Fred Mogul

Reporter, WNYC News

Fred Mogul has been covering healthcare and medicine for WNYC since 2002. 

His beat takes him to hospitals, community clinics, doctors offices, health agencies, and research labs across the metropolitan area. His work has appeared on NPR and in The New York Times, Time magazine and the Philadelphia Inquirer, among others.

His first work in radio was at WFCR in western Massachusetts during college, and he then worked as a staff reporter and free-lance writer for newspapers, magazines, and wire services. He also produced historical, public affairs and health documentaries and shows for public and cable television, before circling back to public radio at WHYY and WRTI in Philadelphia. Raised in Westchester County, he has also lived in Israel, Hong Kong, Washington, D.C., Kansas and Nebraska. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife, daughter and dog.

Fred Mogul appears in the following:

Organizing, Improvising Marches and Shutdowns around NYC

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Leaders say demonstrations this week are looking ahead to the grand jury decision on Eric Garner's death at hands of NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo.

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Listen: Times Square Protesters

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Chanting "Hands up, don't shoot," protesters expressed anger over Monday's decision not to indict a police officer who killed an unarmed black man in Ferguson, Mo.

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Listen: Union Square Crowd Reaction to Ferguson Verdict

Monday, November 24, 2014

Those gathered in anticipation of the grand jury decision erupted in chants after learning there would be no indictment for Officer Wilson, who shot an unarmed, black, 18-year-old.

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Small Business Yawns for Obamacare

Monday, November 24, 2014

To insure 1 million New Yorkers by 2016, Albany is counting on small businesses to lift a heavy load. So far, only 10,000 New Yorkers have enrolled. 

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Doing the Math for Obamacare, Year Two

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Three New Yorkers who signed up for coverage this past year will need to read the fine print if they want to maintain their coverage and contain costs.

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Obamacare Year Two: Can NY Sustain Coverage Gains?

Friday, November 14, 2014

About 1 million people got health plans in year one of the Affordable Care Act cutting in half the number of uninsured. The state estimates 350,000 more will get covered in 2015.

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When We Quarantine — And When We Don't

Thursday, November 06, 2014

Around 10,000 Americans have tuberculosis, including hundreds in the metro area. Almost all are closely monitored. Only a handful are forcefully quarantined.

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New Yorkers Flock to Flu Shots

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Are they buying the mayor's message the vaccine can help with the Ebola fight, indirectly, or is it just much more widely available?

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New York's Disease Detectives Hit The Street In Search Of Ebola

Monday, October 27, 2014

When a New York City doctor was diagnosed with Ebola, the epidemiologists knew just what to do: search the city for potential contacts.It's a gig they perform daily with far more contagious diseases.

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To Quarantine or Not To Quarantine

Monday, October 27, 2014

After a barrage of criticism over mandatory quarantines, Governors Cuomo and Christie are grappling with how to handle travelers returning home from Ebola-stricken countries.

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Disease Detectives Trace Doctor's Recent Moves

Thursday, October 23, 2014

City officials are fighting a dual threat in light of the first diagnosed case of Ebola in New York: the spread of the virus and potential panic.  

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NJ Hospitals Designated to Take Ebola Patients, if They Come

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

On the same day University Hospital gets — and discharges — another false case of Ebola, Governor detailed the state's readiness plans.

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New Airport Ebola Screening: How It Works

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

The U.S. is now limiting entry to the U.S. for people from Ebola-affected nations and they'll soon have to self-monitor for symptoms.
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A Pep Talk for Healthcare Workers on Ebola

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

A training event at the Javits Center was part rally, part information session for those who would be on the front lines of an outbreak.

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Can Sewage Spread Ebola? And Other City Worker Questions

Monday, October 20, 2014

Hospital workers and paramedics have been getting information about Ebola. Sanitation workers and other city employees want answers, too.

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Newark Airport Begins Ebola Screenings

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Newark Liberty Airport is one of the five airports in the United States to screen incoming passengers for fevers and other possible symptoms of Ebola.

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For Sick Travelers from West Africa, Bellevue Could be First Stop

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

Long a go-to stop for ill air passengers coming through JFK, Bellevue Hospital is beefing up its capacity, in case one of them has Ebola.

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Air Travel Workers Give Bosses Mixed Reviews on Ebola Preparedness

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

A flight attendants union is confident they have what they need. Would-be janitors union says workers need more training and protection.

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In Harlem, Sounds of West Africa Mingle with Rumors about Ebola

Monday, October 06, 2014

Amid calls to curtail incoming travel, natives of West Africa say don't close the doors, just beef up screening.

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Revolving Doors for Patients Spin Fastest at NJ, CT and NY Hospitals

Thursday, October 02, 2014

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More of them are getting Medicare penalties than almost any place else in the nation.

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