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.
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.
"Are you planning to visit a lot of attractions and go to indoor bars? That's very different from you're going somewhere where you're planning to lie on the beach all day and not interact with anyone else. That's very different. Those are very different levels of risk."
Vaccination is the most significant safety factor for travel, since unvaccinated travelers are more likely to become ill and transmit Covid-19 to others, Wen said.
CNN Medical Analyst Dr. Leana Wen and professor of health policy and management at the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health is featured in this news article as she weighs in on travel risk levels. Read here.