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Helen Branswell is the medical reporter for The Canadian Press, Canada’s news agency. In a journalism career that has spanned three decades, Branswell has covered a range of subjects including Canadian politics and the Northern Ireland peace process. Since becoming CP’s medical reporter in 2000, she has covered SARS, avian influenza, swine flu and the effort to eradicate polio. She is currently completing a Nieman Global Health Fellowship at Harvard.