DeNeen L. Brown

ReporterWashington, D.C.


Some say people have refused to shake hands because they have immigrated from or are visiting from Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone. Others say they have been ostracized at work, or even asked to stay away from their jobs.

  • Oct 18, 2014

  • Oct 17, 2014

West African immigrants in the Washington region say they’re being shunned amid rising Ebola fears.

  • Oct 16, 2014

More than 80 percent of nurses the union surveyed report they have not been given adequate training on the deadly virus.

  • Oct 12, 2014

Family of Thomas Eric Duncan agreed to cremation, which will allow remains to be returned to them in Liberia.

  • Oct 9, 2014

Health officials have said the body of a person who has died of Ebola is very contagious.

  • Oct 8, 2014

Karsiah Eric Duncan was about to leave for the hospital in Dallas when he learned that his father had died.

  • Oct 8, 2014

Thomas Eric Duncan traveled from Liberia to the U.S. last month and began seeing symptoms about five days later.

  • Oct 8, 2014

A popular Texas judge interacted with family members of an Ebola patient, and now parents of students at his daughter’s school are removing their children.

  • Oct 8, 2014

Thomas Eric Duncan, now unresponsive in Texas, had told his fiancee if he had known he was carrying the virus, he would have “preferred to stay in Liberia and died,” according to a family friend.

  • Oct 7, 2014
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DeNeen L. Brown is an award-winning staff writer at The Washington Post.

Brown has covered night police, education, courts, politics and culture. She has written about the black middle class, poverty, the homeless, arts and gentrification. As a foreign correspondent, DeNeen Brown traveled throughout the Arctic to write about climate change and indigenous populations.

In 2006, DeNeen Brown won First Place in Narrative Features in the American Association of Sunday and Feature Editors’ Excellence-in-Feature-Writing Contest. DeNeen Brown won the 1999 Award for Non-Deadline Writing by the American Society of Newspaper Editors.
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