Sabrina Malhi

Washington, D.C.

National health-care reporter. Author of the Coronavirus Updates newsletter.

Education: New York University, MA in journalism; University at Buffalo, BA in English

Latest from Sabrina Malhi

    Your questions about coronavirus boosters, answered

    With another covid winter upon us, a new variant, XBB.1.5, is dominating the latest coronavirus surge in the United States.

    February 2, 2023

      Do I need another booster? The CDC director answered your questions.

      Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, answered questions from readers about the coronavirus.

      January 23, 2023

      Covid during pregnancy increases risk of maternal death, study finds

      Pregnant people infected with the coronavirus have a seven times higher risk of dying compared with pregnant individuals who are not infected.

      January 16, 2023

      California storm kills 2, cuts power; next atmospheric rivers may be worse

      A deadly Saturday storm brought fierce winds and rain, and an even stronger system is poised to slam the state Sunday night through Tuesday.

      January 8, 2023

      There's a slow but steady march toward easing patient access to medical records

      A significant new law went into effect in October.

      December 19, 2022

      RSV, covid and flu push hospitals to the brink — and it may get worse

      Hospitals across the United States are overwhelmed, and experts believe conditions will deteriorate in coming months.

      November 20, 2022

      How often does IVF succeed, and how much does it cost?

      Jennifer Aniston's IVF failures are not uncommon. Women who undergo the costly procedure have no guarantee of success.

      November 11, 2022

      Paul Pelosi is still in the hospital. What we know about his injuries.

      Paul Pelosi, husband of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, remains hospitalized in San Francisco almost a week after an assailant broke into their house and attacked him with a hammer.

      November 2, 2022

      In Florida, flesh-eating bacteria follow in Hurricane Ian’s wake

      Lee County has reported 26 flesh-eating bacteria cases since Hurricane Ian. Despite concerns, wound infections with vibrio are not common or contagious.

      October 18, 2022

      Florida hospitals cancel surgeries, transfer patients as Ian approaches

      Nursing homes also initiated their emergency-response protocols after the governor declared a state of emergency in 24 counties.

      September 27, 2022