Dr. Leana Wen on the Never-Ending COVID-19 Pandemic

This week, Dr. Leana S. Wen joins the podcast to share her thoughts on the current state of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Part of a Series

This week on “The Tent,” Daniella is joined by Dr. Leana S. Wen for a conversation about the state of the pandemic and President Joe Biden’s new vaccine mandates. The two also discuss misinformation in public health and the timeline for younger kids to get vaccinated.

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Daniella Gibbs Léger is the executive vice president for Communications and Strategy at the Center for American Progress Action Fund. Chris Ford is the broadcast manager for Communications at the Action Fund. Kelly McCoy is the director of broadcast communications at the Action Fund. Tricia Woodcome is the senior media manager at the Action Fund.

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Daniella Gibbs Léger

Executive Vice President, Communications and Strategy


Chris Ford

Broadcast Manager

Kelly McCoy

Senior Director of Broadcast Communications

Tricia Woodcome

Former Senior Media Manager

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Politics. Policy. Progress. All under one big tent. Produced by CAP Action, “The Tent” is a news and politics podcast hosted by Daniella Gibbs Léger and co-hosted by Colin Seeberger. Listen each Thursday for episodes exploring topics that progressives are focused on.