Leana Wen, M.D.

Leana Wen, M.D. appears in the following:

Omicron News Continues

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

The latest information on the omicron variant with Dr. Leana Wen as relevant science, guidance, and global policy continues to develop.

Is the End of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Sight?

Monday, October 18, 2021

Leana Wen, emergency physician and professor at George Washington University, discusses what public health tools it will take to finally end the pandemic.

How to Keep Kids Safe Amid Delta

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Dr. Leana Wen talks keeping kids safe from COVID-19.

What Does the Delta Variant Change?

Monday, August 02, 2021

Dr. Leana Wen talks about her new book, Lifelines: A Doctor's Journey in the Fight for Public Health.

Why We Should Prioritize COVID Vaccines for Kids

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Dr. Leana Wen joins to discuss the sense of urgency to vaccinate young children and the threat of the Delta variant.

The Latest on Masks and COVID Vaccines for Kids

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Dr. Leana Wen joins to discuss the latest vaccine news and what it means for families this summer. 

Reimagining Vaccine Passports

Friday, April 09, 2021

Dr. Leana Wen offers her perspective on how to re-frame vaccine passports so they are less divisive, and more on where we are in the pandemic.

The Race Between Vaccines and Variants

Friday, March 12, 2021

Breaking down the latest COVID news with the help of Leana Wen M.D.

The Cold COVID Winter Stretch

Monday, January 04, 2021

CNN medical analyst Dr. Leana Wen discusses the latest COVID numbers and vaccine news following the holidays. 

The Thanksgiving Surge

Tuesday, December 01, 2020

Are we going to see a rise in cases after Turkey Day?

Where We Stand As a Country as COVID Surges

Thursday, November 05, 2020

Emergency physician Leana Wen talks the coronavirus' third wave and what needs to be done to get it under control.

Is There A Liberal and Conservative Way to Fight a Pandemic?

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

We consider the political responses -- Democratic and Republican -- to the pandemic.

America, Are We Ready To Vote In A Pandemic?

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

How the pandemic is affecting how we cast our votes and which candidate we choose.

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Assessing the Relative Risks of Catching COVID

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Health experts say it's safer to go to a protest than a Trump rally -- and not just because the rallies are held indoors. 

COVID Update: Travel Quarantines, Schools, and Testing

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Dr. Leana Wen on the rise of Covid-19 cases around the country, and how New York may respond.

The Uprisings, COVID and Re-Opening Risks

Friday, June 05, 2020

We look at the health side effects of protests, especially during the coronavirus pandemic, and preview New York City entering phase 1 of its re-opening.

A Harm Reduction Model for COVID-19

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

As all states move to reopen, Dr. Leana Wen argues that the nation needs to aim for harm reduction.

Commentary: Breastfeeding Gets Personal For Public Health Advocate

Sunday, September 02, 2018

Baltimore Health Commissioner Leana Wen had long worked to encourage breastfeeding. When she became a mother, she experienced just how challenging it could be.

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I'm Pregnant. What Would Happen If I Couldn't Afford Health Care?

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Prenatal care costs more than $10,000 on average. Dr. Leana Wen wonders what choices she would make if she didn't have health insurance to cover that, and how those choices would affect her baby.

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Young People Surprised By Risky Synthetic Drugs They Considered Safe

Saturday, January 23, 2016

My 14-year-old patient grabbed my hand and told me that he was going to die.

Just seconds before, the nurse had wheeled him into the resuscitation room. His blood pressure and heart rate were more than twice the normal levels. He was pale, clammy and gasping for breath.

The nurses ...

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