“Strictly implement emergency response requirements, enter into a state of war and implement wartime measures to resolutely curb the spread of this epidemic.”
By Amy Cheng and Emily Feng/NPR
January 23, 2020 | 6:44 AM
Under the new rules, service animals would have a stricter definition.
By Merrit Kennedy/NPR
January 23, 2020 | 3:15 AM
No one in Ellwood City seems to know if or when the hospital will reopen, and Americore hasn’t responded to media requests.
By Sarah Boden/WESA January 22, 2020 | 10:10 AM
Despite their yearslong effort to urge doctors to prescribe fewer opioids, Philadelphia health officials say there are still too many pills being dispensed in the region.
Nina Feldman/WHYY January 22, 2020 | 9:32 AM
“The virus is mainly transmitted through the respiratory tract. It may mutate and there is risk of further spread.”
By Scott Neuman/NPR
January 22, 2020 | 5:42 AM
Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General
Thousands of unreported “critical incidents,” including two deaths and cases of abuse and neglect, were found in an audit of medical claims.
By Brett Sholtis January 22, 2020 | 4:30 AM
About 300 cases of the virus and six deaths have been reported in China, and health officials there and around the world are ramping up precautions to stem the spread.
By Merrit Kennedy/NPR
Updated: January 21, 2020 | 4:01 pm
Representative Dan Frankel says Republicans in Harrisburg “are in lockstep” with Republicans in Washington, “on a mission to basically bring down the Affordable Care Act.”
Liz Reid/WESA January 20, 2020 | 7:18 AM
Safehouse, the nonprofit behind Philadelphia’s proposed supervised injection facility, is waiting on a federal judge to determine whether it’s legal to open the first medical site of its kind in the U.S.
Nina Feldman/WHYY and Max Marin/WHYY January 16, 2020 | 2:41 PM
Gov. Wolf vows to veto the bill and to continue a decades-old trend away from institutional care.
The Associated Press January 16, 2020 | 5:15 AM
The language in this debate is murky, confusing and hugely consequential.
By Selena Simmons-Duffin/NPR
January 14, 2020 | 3:11 PM