Brady Dennis

ReporterWashington, D.C.


Officials were quick to tamp down any hysteria, emphasizing that the U.S. is equipped to contain the virus.

  • Sep 30, 2014

The patient arrived from Liberia on Sept. 20 and showed symptoms four days later. The CDC said the infection will be contained, but others who came into contact could develop Ebola.

  • Sep 30, 2014

Group says the FDA under Margaret A. Hamburg’s leadership has exacerbated the nationwide overdose epidemic involving the powerful painkillers.

  • Sep 24, 2014

Data suggest that the total number of cases is hugely underreported and that cases double every 20 days.

  • Sep 23, 2014

In absence of drastic measures, infections could go from “hundreds to thousands per week,” report finds.

  • Sep 22, 2014

Kent Brantly says he always felt safe with the patients in the Ebola ward, suspects he got infected elsewhere.

  • Sep 18, 2014

Mice and humans given doses of sweetener also showed signs of glucose intolerance.

  • Sep 17, 2014

As U.S. prepares to ramp up aid to West Africa, clinics and workers remain overwhelmed.

  • Sep 15, 2014

The needs have outstripped the government’s and partners’ capacity to respond, one health agency says.

  • Sep 8, 2014

Sweep of labs after smallpox discovery turns up improperly stored vials of ricin and plague bacteria.

  • Sep 5, 2014
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Brady Dennis is a national reporter for The Washington Post, focusing on food and drug issues. He previously spent years covering the nation’s economy, from the foreclosure epidemic in Florida to the fight on Capitol Hill over how to rein in risky behavior on Wall Street. Dennis was a finalist for the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for a series of explanatory stories about the financial crisis. Before that, he was a reporter for the St. Petersburg (Fla.) Times, where he received the 2006 Ernie Pyle Award for human-interest writing for a series of stories called “300 Words.” He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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