Yaffa Shir-Raz, PhD, is a risk communication researcher and a teaching fellow at the University of Haifa and Reichman University. Her latest book addresses Risk Communication and Infectious Diseases in an Age of Digital Media
. She is also a senior health journalist and chief editor of the Israeli Real Time Magazine
. Through dozens of revelations during the COVID-19 crisis, Dr. Shir-Raz became the face of free journalism and transparent medical information in Israel.