About Katie @katieworth
A 2015 graduate of Columbia Journalism School, Katie Worth is FRONTLINE's inaugural FRONTLINE-Columbia Tow Journalism Fellow. She began her professional life at the Pacific Daily News on Guam, and later worked as an enterprise reporter for the San Francisco Examiner. In 2011 she moved to Santiago, Chile, where she spent three years admiring the Andes, eating too many empanadas, and freelancing stories for Scientific American, National Geographic, Slate and Vice. In 2014 she moved back to the North American continent as an Anne O’Hare McCormick Scholar at Columbia Journalism School’s Masters of Arts program for mid-career journalists. These days, she likes to write about science, politics, and their myriad intersections.
Katie’s Recent Stories
Science Mar 07A common U.S. mosquito may transmit Zika virus, study says
Tropical mosquitoes may not be the only carriers of Zika virus, according to a new investigation from Brazil.
Health Feb 17As Brazil grapples with Zika, vaccine rumors stir among mothers
In northern Brazil, mothers debate whether vaccines triggered the microcephaly outbreak versus the suspected cause: mosquito-borne Zika virus.
Science Feb 04New link between Zika virus and microcephaly is found in Brazil
Researchers say they've found some of the clearest evidence yet of a direct connection between Zika virus and microcephaly, a condition afflicting fetuses and newborns in Brazil.