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Politics & Life Sciences (PLS) with Dean L. Fanelli, Ph.D.

Dec 3, 2021

My returning guest today is Dr. Jeremy Levin, Chairman and CEO of Ovid Therapeutics and the immediate past Chairman of the global Biotechnology Innovation Organization. He has been voted one of the 25 most influential people in the biopharmaceutical industry. Prior to Ovid, Dr. Levin served as President and CEO of...


Nov 26, 2021

New research published in Jama Network Open shows that 54% of people with COVID-19 still have persistent post-COVID symptoms at 6 months including: brain fog (23.8%), anxiety (30%), disordered sleep (27%), depression (20%), joint pain (10%), fatigue or muscle weakness (38%), and flu-like symptoms (10%). The study looked...


Nov 19, 2021

Nearly one third of healthcare workers in U.S. hospitals are still not vaccinated against Covid-19, according to research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as tensions escalate over a looming—and contested—nationwide mandate that officials worry will leave the sector with a shortage of...


Nov 12, 2021

My guest today is Gigi Kwik Gronvall, PhD

10 Reasons Your Child Should Get Vaccinated for COVID-19 as Soon as Possible
https://publichealth.jhu.edu/2021/10-reasons-your-child-should-get-vaccinated-for-covid-19-as-soon-as-possible

Dr. Gronvall is a Senior Scholar at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security and an...


Oct 21, 2021

White House rolls out plan to quickly immunize kids age 5 to 11 against Covid
https://www.cnbc.com/2021/10/20/covid-vaccine-white-house-announces-plan-to-distribute-shot-to-kids-as-soon-as-its-authorized.html

The White House on Wednesday outlined its plan to distribute doses of Pfizer and BioNTech’s Covid-19 vaccine...