Luana Ferreira is a journalist with an international background and over a decade of experience covering the most different areas, including science and health. She has significant medical experience working as a medical writer and PR for hospitals and doctors. Her work has appeared in multiple publications such as BBC, HuffPost and Narratively.
Luana Ferreira has a degree in journalism from the Federal University of Paraiba, Brazil.
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