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Lauren Pelley is a Senior Health and Medical Reporter at CBC News. 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, and has freelanced for a variety of media outlets and corporate clients over the last decade and a half.

She lives in her hometown of Toronto.

Photo: Turgut Yeter/CBC News

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