Elly Yu is a reporter at WABE, where she first got her start in public radio as angraduate student intern in 2013. Since then, she’s reported for WNYC, NPR’s Latino USA, and the New York Daily News among others.
In 2014, Elly was an immigration reporting fellow with the Institute of Justice and Journalism. Before her start in news, she worked at a non-profit in Los Angeles that worked with survivors of state-sponsored torture.
Elly holds a bachelor’s in international relations from the University of Southern California, and a master’s in journalism from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, where she co-hosted a podcast. She’s a native of sunny Los Angeles, but is happy to call the South her new home.
Nursing home chain ReNew Health continues to care for hundreds of patients even after the state attempted to crack down. Before and during the pandemic, homes connected to ReNew had safety violations.
Public health experts are concerned about the spread of the coronavirus within multigenerational households. Families of color tend to live in such households more than white families.
Is fear of the coronavirus causing ER avoidance? Doctors are seeing an alarming drop in cardiovascular emergency cases. They warn that delayed care can lead to brain damage or even death.
One in 4 high school seniors say they have vaped in the past month. And for heavy users, scary headlines about serious illness and death are no match for nicotine addiction and peer pressure.