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Louisiana Considered: Data Center Of Southeast Louisiana Begins Analysis Of U.S. Census Data, How The Delta Variant Affects Children

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Patrick Madden
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WWNO
A discarded face mask lies on the ground outside Ochsner Baptist Medical Center in New Orleans. March 25, 2020.
  • Data Center of Southeast Louisiana Chief Demographer Dr. Allison Plyer joins us to discuss the Center’s work using data analysis to improve lives in Southeast Louisiana and to fight misinformation on social media.
  • WWNO/WRKF public health reporter Rosemary Westwood speaks with Ochsner Health pediatrician Dr. William Lennarz about the risks the delta variant of COVID-19 poses to children under 12, who cannot yet be vaccinated for COVID-19.
Karl Lengel has returned to New Orleans to serve as WWNO’s local host for All Things Considered, a post he held here pre-Katrina. Besides radio, Karl has had a long theatrical career too; read on to learn all about our talented and versatile announcer!