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Yuki Noguchi

Correspondent, Business Desk

Yuki Noguchi is a correspondent on the Business Desk based out of NPR's headquarters in Washington, DC. Since joining NPR in 2008, she's covered a range of business and economic news, with a special focus on the workplace — anything that affects how and why we work. In recent years she has covered the rise of the contract workforce, the #MeToo movement, the Great Recession, and the subprime housing crisis. In 2011, she covered the earthquake and tsunami in her parents' native Japan. Her coverage of the impact of opioids on workers and their families won a 2019 Gracie Award and received First Place and Best In Show in the radio category from the National Headliner Awards. She also loves featuring offbeat topics, and has eaten insects in service of journalism.

Yuki started her career as a reporter, then an editor, for The Washington Post. She reported on stories mostly about business and technology.

Yuki grew up in St. Louis, inflicts her cooking on her two boys, and has a degree in history from Yale.

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At a Kedren Community Health Center vaccine clinic in South Central Los Angeles this month, 89-year-old Cecilia Onwytalu (center) signals she's more than ready to get her immunization against COVID-19. Apu Gomes/Getty Images hide caption

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Race Versus Time: Targeting Vaccine To The Most Vulnerable Is No Speedy Task

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Nurse Modesta Littleman vaccinates patient Peter Sulewski in late January, on the first day of vaccinations at a clinic run by Health Care for the Homeless in Baltimore. Yuki Noguchi/NPR hide caption

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Vaccinating Homeless Patients Against COVID-19: 'All Bets Are Off'

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A Look At The Federal Plans To Administer Vaccines Through Retail Pharmacies

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The Unique Hurdles Of Vaccinating People Experiencing Homelessness

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Thousands Of Pharmacies Prepare To Distribute COVID-19 Vaccines

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Regulations, supplies and public outreach for vaccinations vary by area. NPR wants to hear about your experiences trying to get a vaccine for yourself or someone else, including some of the challenges you're facing. David Ryder/Getty Images hide caption

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A technician adjusts the oxygen tanks for medical use at a Columbia University field hospital in April of 2020. The surging waves of cases of COVID-19 around the U.S. have led to shifting surges in demand by hospitals for extra oxygen. Frank Franklin II/AP hide caption

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Oxygen Industry Scrambles To Keep U.S. Patients With COVID-19 Breathing

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The White House Is Sending Millions Of COVID-19 Vaccines To Pharmacies

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A health worker holds an N95 respirator in the emergency room at OakBend Medical Center in Richmond, Texas, in July. N95s are tested and approved by a federal agency as having demonstrated that they can filter out a minimum of 95% of airborne particles. Mark Felix/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Health Workers Still Face Shortages Of Critical Medical Supplies

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Mass Vaccination Efforts Thrust Pharmacies To Center Of COVID-19 Fight

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On Dec. 14, West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice was one of the first U.S. elected officials to get immunized against COVID-19. The state has since completed a first round of shots in all long-term care facilities as well as with front-line health workers. State of West Virginia/Via AP hide caption

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Why West Virginia's Winning The Race To Get COVID-19 Vaccine Into Arms

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Demand For Temporary Nurses Surges During Pandemic

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How To Have An Office Holiday Party In The Pandemic

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