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Healthwatch: Dr. Leana Wen On Vaccines And Viral Variants

Jan 7, 2021

Dr. Leana Wen teaches at George Washington University School of Public Health
Credit Dr. Leana Wen

Today, another edition of the Midday Healthwatch, our monthly conversation with Dr. Leana WenShe is an emergency physician and former Baltimore City Health Commissioner who teaches at the George Washington University School of Public Health. She’s also a columnist for The Washington Post and a medical analyst for CNN.  Dr. Wen joins Tom today to discuss the continuing COVID-19 catastrophe, the growing concerns over the pace and efficiency of the COVID-19 vaccination program, and what we know about the two new strains of  the COVID virus that have been infecting people in Europe and here in the United States. 

And as always, we welcome your questions and comments.

Dr. Leana Wen joins us on Skype.

For a useful guide to how COVID-19 vaccines are being locally administered, and when and where you can get your shot, read this Washington Post article by reporter Julie Zauzmer, here