Lena Sun

health reporter for the Washington Post

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National reporter for The Washington Post, focusing on health issues, including public health and health-care delivery

Lena Sun on KCRW

The CDC is warning Americans to prepare for the coronavirus. They say it’s not a question of “if,” but “when” the virus spreads to communities here.

CDC: Coronavirus will spread to US. How worried should we be?

The CDC is warning Americans to prepare for the coronavirus. They say it’s not a question of “if,” but “when” the virus spreads to communities here.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

California Governor Gavin Newsom says he will support a bill that tightens vaccine requirements for school children.

The deep pockets behind the anti-vax movement

California Governor Gavin Newsom says he will support a bill that tightens vaccine requirements for school children.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The U.S. is on pace to break the record for the most measles cases in a year since the disease was eradicated two decades ago.

United States is set to break the record of reported measles cases

The U.S. is on pace to break the record for the most measles cases in a year since the disease was eradicated two decades ago.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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Sandy Duvall, who owns Sierra Health and Fitness in Sierra Madre, says she has been threatened over her business policy to mandate COVID vaccinations to her members.

from KCRW Features

Josh Barro speaks with Liz Bruenig and Ross Douthat about the U.S.

from Left, Right & Center

"It's an all-hands-on-deck moment," said Dr. Muntu Davis, LA county’s health officer.

from KCRW Features

High school senior Kelly Danielpour founded VaxTeen to give her peers reliable and easy-to-understand information about COVID.

from Greater LA

“We've had multiple Intensive Care Unit nurses who were years and years into their career decide to retire early.

from KCRW Features

Sha’Carri Richardson tested positive for THC, so the United States Anti-Doping Agency handed her a one-month suspension.

from KCRW Features

Josh Barro, Gustavo Arellano and Megan McArdle discuss the politics of investigating the January 6 insurrection, Congress’ big pile of homework, the delta variant and masks, and…

from Left, Right & Center

“It's really hard for parents to go back to work if there's not a safe place to leave your child when they're not in school.

from KCRW Features

Heat and drought are both straining the state’s water supply, and Governor Gavin Newsom is asking residents to voluntarily reduce water consumption.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand