Deanna Pan

Deanna Pan is a features and enterprise reporter on the Globe’s Express Desk. Prior to joining The Boston Globe in 2019, she wrote for The Post and Courier in Charleston, S.C. and The Pacific Northwest Inlander in Spokane, Washington. In 2019, she was honored as a Pulitzer Prize finalist in feature writing for a series she co-authored on the unjust execution of 14-year-old George Stinney Jr., the youngest person put to death in modern U.S. history. Deanna grew up in the suburbs of Cincinnati and graduated from Ohio State University, where she changed her major almost a dozen times before settling on English.

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‘When I hear Black Lives Matter, I want to focus on the lives.' After policing, a host of other systems await reform

By , Globe Staff

The stark inequities that Black Americans have long endured in the criminal justice system are only the tip of the iceberg, activists say. But will the diverse coalition of protesters demanding change dig in to fight systemic racism in housing, health care, and education?

‘There’s a sense that things are falling apart.’ What’s so different about today’s protests?

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The protests of police brutality and racism gripping the country have inspired previously unseen levels of participation. Demonstrators are multigenerational and multiracial, and the urgency feels palpable. But many wonder whether it will lead to lasting and transformative change.

Public health officials order Mass. hospitals to report cases of new coronavirus-linked disease in children

By , Globe Staff

The new syndrome resembles a rare childhood illness called Kawasaki disease, and its symptoms include fever, skin rashes, eye redness, and gastrointestinal issues.

COVID-19 was thought largely to spare children. Now a rare inflammatory syndrome seen in the young has doctors perplexed.

By , Globe Staff

Boston Children’s Hospital has treated six patients with what doctors are now calling “pediatric multi-system inflammatory syndrome," which may be linked to the coronavirus.