Graphics reporter and cartographer Education: University of Oregon, MS in Geography; University of Oregon, BA in Geography and Spanish Lauren Tierney is a Graphics Reporter and cartographer at the Washington Post who enjoys telling stories with maps and specializes in mapping environment, climate, wildlife, and adventure topics. Before joining the Post in 2017, she was a Graphics Editor at National Geographic Magazine, and has a masters degree in geography from the University of Oregon. Professional Affiliations: Former Board Member, North American Cartographic Information Society Languages spoken in addition to English: Spanish
250,000 people in the United States have died of covid-19, more than the population of most counties in the United States. Over 11 million confirmed cases have been reported, which is more than the combined population of multiple states.