Modern Healthcare Staff
Steven Ross Johnson has been a staff reporter for Modern Healthcare magazine since 2013 and covers issues involving public health and other healthcare news. Johnson has been a freelance reporter for the Chicago Tribune, Progress Illinois, the Chicago Reporter and the Times of Northwest Indiana and a government affairs reporter for the Courier-News in Elgin, Ill. He received a bachelor's degree in communications from Columbia College in Chicago and a master’s degree in journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.
Amid worries of a severe flu season ahead, President Donald Trump signed an executive order to advance development of a universal serum and accelerate vaccine production. An interagency task force will look into alternative vaccine production methods and additional vaccine capacity and technologies.