Katherine Kam, a journalist in the San Francisco Bay Area, has written about health, medicine, travel, cultures, social issues and many other topics.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, she has covered the first shelter-in-place order in the U.S., the virus’s disproportionate effect on African Americans, and the mental health fallout among Americans.

Her work has appeared in many media outlets, including WebMD, the New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Salon, New America Media, NBC News, Kaiser Health News, and Time-Warner publications.

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