Kelley Lee

professor at Simon Fraser University

Kelley Lee on KCRW

President Donald Trump is threatening to withdraw the United States from the World Health Organization (WHO) completely — unless the international body commits to major   substantive…

What happens with vaccine development if US withdraws from World Health Organization?

President Donald Trump is threatening to withdraw the United States from the World Health Organization (WHO) completely — unless the international body commits to major substantive…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More from KCRW

There’s been a lot of mask confusion during the COVID pandemic. What’s the difference between N95, KN95, and KF94? Is double-masking with a cloth and surgical mask effective?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

COVID-19 ushered in a wave of changes, and for some, that meant a change of address, as Californians looked to new places for different opportunities.

from KCRW Features

A doctor from San Bernardino County explains how he’s handling another COVID surge as the Omicron variant spreads, and how he talks to vaccine skeptics.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Biden administration plans to send at-home COVID tests to Americans who ask for one. Clinical microbiologist Susan Butler-Wu shares how effective they are.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Serving in the California government can be demoralizing, so many of the state’s promising public officials have found greener pastures — and more power — in nonprofits.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Despite two straight years of pandemic challenges, a longtime seasonal tradition is soldiering on.

from KCRW Features

The cannabis industry entered 2021 on a high note. Did that optimism hold through the year and what can we expect in 2022?

from KCRW Features

After a pandemic-stifled 2020, Santa Claus is back to in-person visits this year. And Southern California Santas are adapting to ring in the holiday joy.

from KCRW Features

Omicron is partly driving LA’s record-breaking COVID surge. UCSF’s Dr.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand