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Brady Dennis

ReporterWashington, D.C.


Legal and practical hurdles keep most people from collecting damages, experts say.

  • Feb 10, 2016

The announcement comes amid an epidemic of prescription drug and heroin overdoses, which now kill more Americans each year than automobile accidents.

  • Feb 4, 2016

Officials in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom are asking people to avoid giving blood for up to a month after visiting areas affected by the Zika virus.

  • Feb 4, 2016

Local officials in Brazil said two people have contracted Zika virus transmission through blood transfusions, the first such reports in an outbreak that is projected to infected millions in the coming months.

  • Feb 4, 2016

Officials in Dallas said a local resident was infected with Zika after having sex with a person who contracted the virus during a trip to Venezuela.

  • Feb 3, 2016

This represents the first case of someone being infected while in the United States during this outbreak, the CDC said Tuesday.

  • Feb 3, 2016

Extended work hours for novice surgeons don’t affect patient care and are no better or worse than time-capped shifts, study concludes.

  • Feb 2, 2016

The WHO on Monday concluded its first day of emergency meetings about the virus, which is rapidly spreading through the Americas.

  • Feb 1, 2016

Congress directed the FDA to forbid the sale of genetically engineered salmon until the agency puts in place labeling guidelines.

  • Jan 29, 2016

Arkansas, Virginia are latest states to report travel-related cases.

  • Jan 28, 2016
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Brady Dennis is a national reporter for The Washington Post, focusing on food, drug and health issues. He previously spent years covering the nation’s economy. 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. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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