Lena Sun

health reporter for the Washington Post

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National reporter for The Washington Post, focusing on health issues, including public health and health-care delivery

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The CDC is warning Americans to prepare for the coronavirus. They say it’s not a question of “if,” but “when” the virus spreads to communities here.

CDC: Coronavirus will spread to US. How worried should we be?

The CDC is warning Americans to prepare for the coronavirus. They say it’s not a question of “if,” but “when” the virus spreads to communities here.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

California Governor Gavin Newsom says he will support a bill that tightens vaccine requirements for school children.

The deep pockets behind the anti-vax movement

California Governor Gavin Newsom says he will support a bill that tightens vaccine requirements for school children.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The U.S. is on pace to break the record for the most measles cases in a year since the disease was eradicated two decades ago.

United States is set to break the record of reported measles cases

The U.S. is on pace to break the record for the most measles cases in a year since the disease was eradicated two decades ago.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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