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Lauren Pelley is one of Canada's most trusted health and medical reporters, with more than a decade of experience.

Most recently she's been covering the COVID-19 pandemic — including stories on Canada's vaccine rollout, emerging research, and the toll on the country's healthcare system — as a senior health reporter for CBC News in Toronto. She brings empathy and critical thinking to every story she covers, and has a particular interest in infectious diseases, pandemic preparedness, and the intersection between health and climate change.


She has also reported for the Toronto Star, the National Post, Chatelaine, Best Health, ParentsCanada, Canadian Family, and CHCH News.

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