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Dr. Leana Wen

  • Maryland will stop administering the Johnson & Johnson vaccine today after federal health agencies called for a pause in its use. Dr. Leana Wen says the FDA & CDC recommendation is precautionary and is no cause to second-guess the safety of COVID-19 vaccines in general. And the Maryland General Assembly has just wrapped up a historic legislative session – we have the highlights.
  • Dr. Leana Wen sheds light on virus variants, the vaccine, and how much historical mistrust is really at play in vaccine inequities. We also hear candid…
  • Amid snow and frigid temperatures, Baltimore’s mayor tries to get more homeless residents into shelter. And Dr. Leana Wen offers her insights on efforts…
  • Governor Hogan calls for Trump to step down and let Mike Pence lead until the presidential transition. Baltimore County officials report on vaccine…
  • Governor Hogan says businesses and county leaders must step up their enforcement of Maryland’s mask mandate and other restrictions. Baltimore County…
  • Public health expert Leana Wen puzzles through the COVID-19 diagnosis timeline, medical treatment, and recovery status of President Trump. And…
  • Maryland leaders take a stand against the US Postmaster General’s gutting of the mail system. Dr. Leana Wen talks through the pros and cons of a new,…
  • It’s the Midday Healthwatch with Dr. Leana Wen. As the state of Maryland passes the 100,000 mark of confirmed COVID-19 cases, our state continues to see a…
  • Why is the White House ordering hospitals to send COVID-19 data to a private contractor instead of the CDC? And how useful is increased testing if the…
  • Hundreds of millions of dollars are on the chopping block as Maryland’s Board of Public Works prepares for a major budget-cutting vote tomorrow. And Dr.…