Ongoing COVID-19 coverage is presented in part by Transforming Health — a project examining the future of health in America and in Central Pennsylvania. Transforming Health is an educational partnership of WITF, WellSpan Health and Capital BlueCross.
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The main projection shows a steady slope upwards to the peak in October, and then a steady slope back down.
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Marcio Jose Sanchez
A growing chorus of doctors and experts say the CDC let up on masking too early.
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The state currently requires nursing homes to provide residents with 2.7 hours of direct care each day, despite a much higher federal recommendation.
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Fully vaccinated Olympic athletes and members of Congress have tested positive for the virus. Should you be worried? How common are breakthrough infections and are they rising?
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The American Academy of Pediatrics released updated guidance for schools on Monday, recommending universal masking for students over the age of 2.
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Office of Gov. Tom Wolf
Wolf said while business leaders should talk to their employees about getting shots, he doesn’t think they should mandate vaccinations.
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Allen J. Schaben
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.
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Researchers looked at state-level aggregate data from California, Maine, Massachusetts and Nevada, which all legalized marijuana at the start of 2017.
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Friday that new cases are up by nearly 70% in just a week.
By Allison Aubrey and Selena Simmons-Duffin/NPR
The seven-day average of new cases has increased by nearly 70% to almost 30,000 per day
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Ross D. Franklin
The Central Pa. blood bank has less than half the blood it had on hand prior to the pandemic
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