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Maggie Fox

Maggie Fox is an award-winning journalist with more than 40 years experience reporting from around the world. She’s worked for Reuters, CNN, NBC, ABC, National Journal and various newspapers, reporting from Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and, for the past 25 years, on medicine, science, and global health from Washington, DC. 

Maggie hosts the One World, One Health podcast for the One Health Trust.

Maggie started her career in radio while studying at the University of South Carolina, covering the most local of news before joining ABC radio in New York. She moved to Beirut, Lebanon in the 1980s to work as a freelance radio and newspaper reporter, specializing in covering conflicts and political developments in the region. From her next base in Hong Kong, she covered political changes in the Philippines, South Korea and events in China, including the Tiananmen Square demonstrations.

She joined Reuters in London, covering the breakup of the former Yugoslavia, political change in Northern Ireland, as well as financial regulation and the British royal family before establishing a beat specializing in health and science news. After moving to Washington, Maggie hired and led a team of global reporters covering health and science for the news agency. She’s written about AIDS, bird flu, stem cell science, the sequencing of the human genome, cancer and heart disease as well as space discoveries. 

At National Journal, Maggie set up and led teams covering technology and health care, before moving to NBC News to write about health. Most recently, she joined CNN’s health team to cover the COVID pandemic and helped WebMD and Medscape set up coverage dedicated to long COVID.

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