Reporter covering health care and coronavirus
Education: Northwestern University, BS in journalism and political science. ; American University, MSJ in journalism.
Fenit Nirappil joined the health & science team in 2020 to cover government response to the coronavirus pandemic and vaccine distribution. He previously spent five years on the local politics team covering D.C. government and politics, Virginia elections and government accountability. Before joining the Post, he covered the California state house for the Associated Press and Portland suburbs for The Oregonian.