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Allison Aubrey is a correspondent for NPR News, where her stories can be heard on Morning Edition and All Things Considered. She's also a contributor to the PBS NewsHour and is one of the hosts of NPR's Life Kit.

Along with her NPR science desk colleagues, Aubrey is the winner of a 2019 Gracie Award. She is the recipient of a 2018 James Beard broadcast award for her coverage of 'Food As Medicine.' Aubrey is also a 2016 winner of a James Beard Award in the category of "Best TV Segment" for a PBS/NPR collaboration. The series of stories included an investigation of the link between pesticides and the decline of bees and other pollinators, and a two-part series on food waste. In 2013, Aubrey won a Gracie Award with her colleagues on The Salt, NPR's food vertical. They also won a 2012 James Beard Award for best food blog. In 2009, Aubrey was awarded the American Society for Nutrition's Media Award for her reporting on food and nutrition. She was honored with the 2006 National Press Club Award for Consumer Journalism in radio and earned a 2005 Medical Evidence Fellowship by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Knight Foundation. In 2009-2010, she was a Kaiser Media Fellow.

Joining NPR in 2003 as a general assignment reporter, Aubrey spent five years covering environmental policy, as well as contributing to coverage of Washington, D.C., for NPR's National Desk. She also hosted NPR's Tiny Desk Kitchen video series.

Before coming to NPR, Aubrey was a reporter for the PBS NewsHour and a producer for C-SPAN's Presidential election coverage.

Aubrey received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Denison University in Granville, Ohio, and a Master of Arts degree from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.

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43% Of Adults Are Vaccinated Against COVID-19. Shot Coming For Kids

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A Vaccination Update And The CDC's Latest Guidance On Masks

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AS U.S. COVID-19 Cases Drop, White House Urges Vaccinations

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CDC Issues New Recommendations On Face Coverings

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The CDC's latest guidance says people who are fully vaccinated do not need to wear a mask when they're outdoors unless they're in a crowded space. Alexi Rosenfeld/Getty Images hide caption

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CDC: If You're Vaccinated, You Don't Need To Mask Outdoors (Unless You're In A Crowd)

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The U.S. Vaccination Rate Continues To Slow

Short Wave's Emily Kwong talks with NPR health correspondent Allison Aubrey about some of the latest coronavirus news, including the return of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine in the U.S. and vaccine outreach in harder to reach communities.

The U.S. Vaccination Rate Continues To Slow

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New U.S. COVID-19 Cases Decline, Vaccination Pace Slows Too

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People walk by a sign for both a Covid-19 testing clinic and a Covid vaccination location outside of a Brooklyn hospital. As of Monday, everyone 16-years-old or older is eligible in all 50 U.S. states to receive a coronavirus vaccine. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Half Of U.S. Adults Have Gotten A Vaccine — But Hurdles Remain For Herd Immunity

Today, NPR Health Correspondent Allison Aubrey offers perspective on how to think about the latest coronavirus news. On one hand, half of U.S. adults have been vaccinated and as of this week, everyone 16 years old and up is eligible to be vaccinated. At the same time, the administration of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine has been paused and many are still hesitant to get vaccinated.

Half Of U.S. Adults Have Gotten A Vaccine — But Hurdles Remain For Herd Immunity

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Half Of U.S. Adults Have Gotten A Vaccine, But COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy Remains

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Supplies Of COVID-19 Vaccines Vary In Parts Of The U.S.

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Some Colleges Are Mandating COVID-19 Vaccines — But At What Cost?

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