Dan Gorenstein is the senior reporter for Marketplace’s Health Desk, covering the business of healthcare.

Prior to Marketplace, Dan spent more than 11 years at New Hampshire Public Radio. He got his start in journalism at the Chicago Reporter; an investigative journal that examines race and class disparities in the Chicago area. He’s won numerous national and local awards, including the Society of Professional Journalist Sigma Delta Chi investigative reporting award.

You can follow him on Twitter at @dmgorenstein.

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Features by Dan Gorenstein

Professor Adrian Hill, chief investigator of the trials with the Ebola vaccine called Chimp Adenovirus type 3 (ChAd3), holds up a vial in September in Oxford, England. Johnson & Johnson announced they will begin testing an Ebola virus vaccine.

The economics behind the rush for an Ebola vaccine

Believe it or not, experts say the profit motive is secondary.
Posted In: Ebola, Ebola vaccine, Johnson & Johnson
Barbara Smith, a nurse with Mount Sinai Health System, demonstrates Oct. 21 to health care professionals in at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center New York City how to properly put on protective medical gear when working with someone infected with the E

The piece that's missing from new CDC guidelines

Having protective gear is part of the solution, but so is an educated workforce.
Posted In: Ebola, CDC, public health
Workers with the union 32BJ, many of them airline cabin cleaners, terminal cleaners and wheelchair attendants, participate in a class on how to better protect themselves from infectious diseases in the wake of increased concerns around the Ebola virus in

How to stop your people from freaking out about Ebola

Nearly half of Americans are “very" or "somewhat" concerned they'll contract Ebola
Posted In: Ebola training, corporate, Ebola
Ebola patient Amber Vinson arrived by ambulance Oct. 15 at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. She was transferred after contracting the virus at Texas Heath Presbyterian Hospital while treating Thomas Eric Duncan, who has since died.

Why the Ebola patients were transferred

Both nurses infected by an Ebola patient have been sent to different hospitals.
Posted In: Ebola, Emory University, health care

Priscilla Chan on why she gave $25 million to fight Ebola

An exclusive interview with Priscilla Chan, pediatrician and wife of Mark Zuckerberg.
Posted In: Ebola, CDC, Charitable giving
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg delivers the opening keynote at the Facebook conference last April in San Francisco. Zuckerberg and his wife Tuesday donated $25 million to fight Ebola.

Why raising money to fight Ebola is so tough

Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan just pledged $25 million.
Posted In: Ebola, Mark Zuckerberg, Charity, donations
 A Liberian Ministry of Health worker checks people for Ebola symptoms at a checkpoint near the international airport on August 24, 2014 near Dolo Town, Liberia.

The magic number in fighting Ebola

Healthcare workers must get the transmission rate below the number one.
Posted In: Ebola, World Health Organization

Primary care staff anxious over Ebola preparedness

CDC steps up outreach to frontline health workers with precautions to tackle Ebola.
Posted In: Ebola, CDC
A real human brain is seen on display as part of a previous exhibit at the At-Bristol Science Centre in England. World Mental Health Day takes place Friday, Oct. 10, 2014.

How companies help workers with their mental health

Only 45 percent say they get help from employers to meet mental health needs.
Posted In: mental health, world mental health day, global health

CDC's Ebola workers find funding is strapped

The CDC's on-the-ground work involves risk, problem solving, and money management.
Posted In: Ebola, CDC

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