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Senior Writer, Infectious Diseases, Stat News
Helen Branswell is a senior writer at STAT, covering infectious diseases and global health. She has been with STAT, a Boston-based health news website, since its launch in autumn 2015. Prior to joining STAT, Branswell worked for The Canadian Press, where she was the news agency’s medical reporter for 15 years. Branswell was a 2004 CDC Knight Fellow and a 2011 Nieman Global Health Fellow at Harvard, where her work focused on polio eradication.