Perri Klass

Perri Klass is professor of journalism and pediatrics at New York University and the author of A Good Time to Be Born: How Science and Public Health Gave Children a Future, about how the decline in infant and child mortality has changed the world.

Wielders of the Knife

How doctors learned to keep patients alive on the operating table

by Perri Klass | Tuesday, March 01, 2022

Of Plagues and Prejudice

Whether cholera or Covid-19, epidemic disease can reveal what is hidden—in ourselves and our societies

by Perri Klass | Saturday, August 14, 2021