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UPMC inoculates remote employees, while other frontline workers wait for COVID-19 vaccine

The state’s largest health care system has been vaccinating non-clinical and non-patient facing staff, including those who work at home, employees say.

By Sarah Boden/WESA, Kiley Koscinski/WESA and Liz Reid/WESA

Wolf Administration wants more flexibility in adminstering food assistance during COVID-19 pandemic

"Our fear is that the federal government seems to want to get back to normal faster than I think we’re going to be able to do that safely.”
By Liz Reid/WESA

Businesses in Northwest Pa. ‘proceed with caution’ as they begin to reopen

“I felt that it was irresponsible for me to stay open when I'm selling candy. It was important to me to keep this virus under control as best we could.”
By Liz Reid/WESA

How supercomputers can help answer questions about the coronavirus

“The simulations can guide and point experimentalists in a good direction, and then in turn the experiments can suggest new simulations."
By Liz Reid/WESA

Wolf administration releases third version of metric regions must meet to qualify for reopening

The administration now says an area must have “fewer than 50 new confirmed cases per 100,000 population reported to the department in the previous 14 days.”

By Liz Reid/WESA