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The Power of Local Leadership: Q&A with Dr. Leana Wen on CDC Mask Guidance for the Fully Vaccinated

Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued new mask-wearing guidance for those who are fully vaccinated. With this latest CDC guidance, if you are fully vaccinated, you can resume activities that you did prior to the pandemic without wearing a mask or physically distancing, except where required by federal, state, local, tribal, or territorial laws, rules, and regulations, including local business and workplace guidance.
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Do you have to take off your mask? Dr. Leana Wen explains

(CNN) — Will you or won't you take off your mask? The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new guidelines on May 13 that fully vaccinated people can take off their masks in nearly all settings. Not so fast. Many people are deciding for themselves about which settings...
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What AAPI Heritage Month Means To Dr. Leana Wen

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. To celebrate, we've been checking in with some of our recent guests about what this month means to them. This week, we spoke to someone who almost needs no introduction. She's become a trusted voice for people around the country, as she has calmly and patiently and repeatedly answered our many questions about the coronavirus. We're talking about Dr. Leana Wen. She is a physician and former health commissioner for the city of Baltimore. And she told us that identifying as a member of the AAPI community is new for her.
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CNN's Dr. Leana Wen: Biden admin.'s 'overly cautious' COVID-19 approach 'very damaging'

CNN medical analyst and former Planned Parenthood President Dr. Leana Wen said Thursday that the Biden administration’s “overly cautious” approach to the coronavirus pandemic is having a “very damaging” effect on demand for the COVID-19 vaccine. “With his speech before a joint session of Congress on Wednesday night, President Biden...
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Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Pause: An Explainer, With Dr. Leana Wen

Use of the coronavirus vaccine developed by Johnson & Johnson is being put on hold, following six cases of blood clots that may be related to the vaccine. The FDA and CDC have recommended pausing the use of the J&J vaccine, a recommendation that the state of Maryland and the City of Baltimore have announced they will implement until further information about the potential risk of the vaccine is determined.
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Fascist left-wing tyrant Dr. Leana Wen says on CNN that “freedom” should be withheld from the American people until they surrender to being vaccinated

CNN‘s Chris “Fredo” Cuomo spoke to former Planned Parenthood president Dr. Leana Wen the other day about the Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19) mass injection campaign, during which she openly admitted that “freedom” must be dangled in front of Americans like a “carrot” to coerce them into complying. There is still so...
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Dr. Leana Wen, Savala Nolan Trepczynski, Judy Tyrus and Paul Novosel to appear as featured speakers at ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition (Virtual)

CHICAGO – The American Library Association today announces that emergency physician and CNN medical analyst Dr. Leana Wen, attorney and author Savala Nolan Trepczynski, and classical ballet dancer and author Judy Tyrus and pianist, playwright, and author Paul Novosel will be among the featured speakers at the virtual 2021 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition, June 23-29. Additional speakers will be announced in the coming weeks.
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Faith for Vaccinations with Dr. Leana Wen

Dr. Leana Wen is an emergency physician and public health professor at George Washington University. Wen speaks with Rev. Jim Wallis about the current state of the pandemic and its public health implications in the United States. She shares what she is hopeful for and her major concerns with trust and vaccine distribution.
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Quarantine after holiday travel in the Covid-19 pandemic, says Dr. Leana Wen

Despite warnings from public health officials, millions of Americans traveled over the Christmas holiday. The US Transportation Security Administration reported that nearly 1.3 million people passed through airport security checkpoints nationwide Sunday. This record-breaking development in pandemic air travel comes as the United States has surpassed 19 million coronavirus infections....
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Dr. Leana Wen On The Science Of COVID-19 Vaccine

Now let's get to some of your questions about the COVID-19 vaccines. A lot of people wanted a refresher on the basic science behind the shots. To help us get some answers, we called Dr. Leana Wen. She is a practicing physician and former health commissioner for the city of Baltimore. She's also a contributing columnist for The Washington Post, where she writes about public health and health policy. And she is with us now.
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Dr. Leana Wen

Dr. Leana Wen is an emergency physician, visiting professor of health policy and management at George Washington University, and a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution’s Metropolitan Policy Program. Dr. Wen is also a contributing columnist for The Washington Post, a CNN medical analyst, and author of the critically-acclaimed book on patient advocacy, When Doctors Don’t Listen: How to Avoid Misdiagnoses and Unnecessary Tests (St. Martin’s Press, 2013) and a forthcoming memoir, Lifelines: A Doctor’s Journey in Public Health (Metropolitan Books, 2021).