Missouri is one of the deadliest states for giving birth. Its abortion ban may make that worse
GWMI member Julia Strasser shares her insights on the impact of Missouri's abortion ban on maternal care. "When you restrict access to abortion, you’re also restricting access to these other services that are related to pregnancy care," she notes. "That can include abortion care, but it can also include management of miscarriage or early pregnancy loss, and can include delivery." Strasser highlights how abortion bans can have a ripple effect on the broader field of reproductive care and the potential consequences for healthcare providers. Read more about her thoughts in this NPR article
Wrote on the Washington post opinions, Mullan institute member and professor at George Washington University's Milken Institute School of Public Health Leana S. Wen.
"BA.5 should not change how Americans think about living with covid Still, the fact that he contracted the virus despite all these precautions speaks to how contagious emerging variants are — and how difficult, if not impossible, avoiding covid-19 has become." Find full opinion here.
Washington Post contributing columnist and professor at George Washington University's Milken Institute School of Public Health Dr. Leana S. Wen answered readers' questions on the latest BA.5 variant, summer travel, boosters, monkeypox and more. Read the transcript of the July 20 Q&A here.
US Stumbles in Monkeypox Response
In this news article from THE HILL, Leana Wen, a research professor of health policy and management at George Washington University and Baltimore’s former health commissioner, comments on monkey box disease. Find here.
In this news article, CNN interviewed Dr. Leana Wen, an emergency physician, and professor of health policy and management at the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health to answer questions on whether COVID-19 still a threat? Find full article here.