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.
Americans are getting new advice from federal health officials on how to live with the virus.
By Will Stone and Pien Huang/ NPR
The group is targeting Oz’s medical treatment recommendations and health product promotions during his time as host of “The Dr. Oz Show,” among other things.
By Nicole Leonard/WHYY
Pa. state senator introduces hospital reform legislation to address ‘destabilizing effect’ from recent closures
Citing Tower Health’s decision to shutter two hospitals within the past year, state Sen. Carolyn Comitta’s bill looks to reform the closure process.
If it were to gain regulators’ approval, it would become the only Lyme disease vaccine available for humans in the U.S.
By Bill Chappell/NPR
The ALF-PA was formed in 1985 after the Pennsylvania General Assembly cut Medicaid funding for abortion.
By Mark Eichmann/WHYY
EPA: Chemical in medical-device cleanser poses cancer risk to people living near plants in Pennsylvania and other states
Ethylene oxide is used to clean everything from catheters to syringes, pacemakers and plastic surgical gowns.
By Matthew Daly/The Associated Press
For more than a year, employers have faced staffing problems, with jobs going unfilled month after month.
By Andrea Hsu/ NPR
- Jeremy Long
Since May, the number of monkeypox cases has grown to more than 16,000 across 75 countries and territories.
By Ari Daniel/NPR
At home COVID-19 tests do have a shelf life.
By Brittany Sweeney/ WLVR
CDC via AP, File
Monkeypox is most similar to smallpox, which was eradicated through global vaccination efforts in 1980.
By Dustin Jones/NPR
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