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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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Boston officials reach out to Chinatown to quell coronavirus fears, misinformation

By , Globe Staff

Rumors and misinformation, much of it fueled by social media, have whipped up alarm about the coronavirus, here and abroad. Now city officials are stepping up efforts to provide accurate information and encourage residents to patronize Chinatown’s small businesses.

In Quincy, crowds thin as first coronavirus case in Massachusetts spurs precautions, fears

By and Felice J. Freyer , Globe Staff

Concerns about the virus loomed over the Lunar New Year Festival at North Quincy High School, where crowds were down by half. At C-Mart, an Asian supermarket, cashiers are being required to wear face masks and disposable gloves.

Indiscriminate and inexplicable: a 16-hour crime spree along Maine’s quiet coastline

By , Globe Staff

Quinton Hanna had a reputation for odd, sometimes disquieting, behavior. Police said he erupted in a spasm of violence, killing an 82-year-old Christmas tree farmer and assaulting a woman.

Fears of coronavirus fuel anti-Chinese racism

By , Globe Staff

The sentiment appears to have spread wider and faster than the virus itself.