Health


Official: Pennsylvania ‘well prepared’ for vaccine boosters

Acting Health Secretary Alison Beam said vaccine providers will be ready to deliver booster shots as soon as federal authorities sign off.

By The Associated Press

Latinos surpass non-Latinos in COVID-19 vaccination in Pa., but devil’s in the details

Data from the state shows the percentage of Latinos with the COVID-19 vaccine is higher than their non-Latino neighbors.

By Anthony Orozco

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Pennsylvania mobile clinics seek to goose vaccination rate

The vaccination rate among Pennsylvania’s Hispanic population of about 1 million badly trails the state as a whole.

By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press

What do we know about COVID-19 in kids now?

Though children are becoming seriously ill at lower rates than adults are, they still make up a significant proportion of infections and hospitalizations.

By Zoë Read/WHYY

Thousands of Pennsylvania students request mask exemptions

State officials are pushing back, but it’s not clear how far they will go to get districts to enforce the masking requirement more stringently.

By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press
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