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Dr. Peter Hotez on J&J Vaccinations and the State of the COVID-19 Pandemic
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Dr. Peter Hotez on J&J Vaccinations and the State of the COVID-19 Pandemic

This week, Daniella and Jesse reflect on the recent police violence in Minnesota and Virginia, discuss the Biden administration's decision to withdraw all U.S. troops from Afghanistan, and chat with Dr. Peter Hotez about the COVID-19 pandemic and the pause on the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

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Daniella and Jesse dig into another whirlwind week, covering stories about police violence in Minnesota and Virginia, as well as the Biden administration’s announcement on the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan. Jesse is also joined by Dr. Peter Hotez of Baylor College of Medicine for a conversation on the state of vaccinations against COVID-19 and the decision by the Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to pause the use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

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Daniella Gibbs Léger is the executive vice president for Communications and Strategy at the Center for American Progress Action Fund. Jesse Lee is a vice president for Communications at the Action Fund. Chris Ford is the broadcast manager for Communications at the Action Fund. Adam Peck is the senior media coordinator at the Action Fund. Morgan Spivey is an executive coordinator at the Action Fund.

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Daniella Gibbs Léger

Executive Vice President, Communications and Strategy

@dgibber123

Jesse Lee

Senior Adviser

Chris Ford

Broadcast Manager

Adam Peck

Senior Media Coordinator

Morgan Spivey

Executive Coordinator

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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. Listen each Thursday for episodes exploring topics that progressives are focused on.

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