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COVID-19 in Pennsylvania

As of March 23, 2022, due to the drop in COVID-19 cases, the WITF editorial staff has decided to discontinue updating the charts within our COVID-19 page. In the event of another surge, the information will be updated as details become available.

All Pennsylvanians ages 12 and older are eligible for COVID-19 vaccines. Learn more and find providers on the Department of Health’s website.

Featured stories

 Brett Sholtis

COVID-19 killed their brother. Misinformation about the virus divided their family.

For some people, grief is complicated by attitudes about the virus among family and friends.

By Brett Sholtis

 Jeff Roberson

How are doctors treating COVID-19 patients now?

The way doctors treat people with COVID-19 has evolved over the course of the pandemic as scientists come to better understand the virus and more studies are published.

By Zoƫ Read/WHYY

 Allen J. Schaben

The life cycle of a COVID-19 vaccine lie

Where do myths about coronavirus vaccines come from and why do they spread? NPR takes a look at how rumors about vaccines and fertility reached the public earlier this year.

By Geoff Brumfiel/NPR