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Meg Anderson

Editor, Investigations

Meg Anderson is an editor on NPR's Investigations team, where she shapes the team's groundbreaking work for radio, digital and social platforms. She served as a producer on the Peabody Award-winning series Lost Mothers, which investigated the high rate of maternal mortality in the United States. She also does her own original reporting for the team, including the series Heat and Health in American Cities, which won multiple awards, and the story of a COVID-19 outbreak in a Black community and the systemic factors at play. She also completed a fellowship as a local reporter for WAMU, the public radio station for Washington, D.C. Before joining the Investigations team, she worked on NPR's politics desk, education desk and on Morning Edition. Her roots are in the Midwest, where she graduated with a Master's degree from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.

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Rioters clash with police as they push barricades to storm the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. Roberto Schmidt/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Stickers reading "Fck Antifa" are stuck on a broken window at the U.S. Capitol after the building was breached by rioters on Jan. 6. Graeme Sloan/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Antifa Didn't Storm The Capitol. Just Ask The Rioters.

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Larry Rendall Brock Jr., an Air Force veteran, is seen inside the Senate Chamber wearing a military-style helmet and tactical vest during the rioting at the U.S. Capitol. Federal prosecutors have alleged that before the attack, Brock posted on Facebook about an impending "Second Civil War." Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Nearly 1 In 5 Defendants In Capitol Riot Cases Served In The Military

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Ernestine Mann, here in a family photo, moved into the Arbor Terrace at Cascade assisted living facility in Atlanta in 2019. Mann was one of the residents who died of COVID-19 this year when there was an outbreak at the facility. Lynsey Weatherspoon for NPR hide caption

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In Atlanta, A Wave Of Coronavirus Deaths And The Questions Left In Its Wake

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What Went Wrong At Arbor Terrace

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You don't need a ton of gear to get started biking regularly. It's an activity that gives you a sense of freedom at any age. Photo Illustration by Becky Harlan/NPR hide caption

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Now Is The Time To Start Biking

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Thousands of people marched in Washington, D.C., to protest the death of George Floyd. The show of law enforcement at the protest Saturday appeared lighter in comparison with other recent demonstrations in which large contingents of police and National Guard troops were deployed. Eman Mohammed for NPR hide caption

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Dr. Ray Lorenzoni is in his second year of a pediatric cardiology fellowship at the Children's Hospital at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx. In March, he was recruited to treat adult COVID-19 patients during New York City's peak. Elias Williams for NPR hide caption

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'She Wasn't Alone,' A Doctor Reflects On New York City's Coronavirus Peak

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Medical workers prepare to use a swab to administer a coronavirus test at a drive-through center on March 21 in Jericho, N.Y. Bruce Bennett/Getty Images hide caption

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Despite Early Warnings, U.S. Took Months To Expand Swab Production For COVID-19 Test

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Amid Pandemic, Hospitals Lay Off 1.4M Workers In April

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As part of a demonstration across from the White House on May 7, National Nurses United set out empty shoes for nurses who have died from COVID-19. The union is asking employers and the government to provide safe workplaces, including adequate staffing. Hospitals have been laying off and furloughing nurses due to lost revenue. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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As Hospitals Lose Revenue, More Than A Million Health Care Workers Lose Jobs

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Small Business Rescue Earned Banks $10 Billion In Fees

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