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.
Here With You: COVID-19 stories
Watch our video series highlighting stories from members of our community. If you are interested in sharing your story, email Keira McGuire.
By Greg Rosalsky/NPR
The move comes after a medical journal reported patients getting hydroxychloroquine were dying at higher rates than other coronavirus patients.
By Jason Beaubien/NPR
Joe Raedle/Getty Images
“We can think of transmission risk with a simple phrase: time, space, people, place.”
By Allison Aubrey, Laurel Wamsley, and Carmel Wroth/NPR
“We had a head start, if you will, in the sense that we had the basic testing equipment in place that we used for other purposes.”
By Susan Phillips
COVID-19 isn’t the first health crisis the United States has faced that experts say a vaccine will be needed to resolve.
By Joe Palca/NPR
Many scientists say COVID-19 could return with a second wave of infections, which means hospitals have a few months to learn from the first outbreak to prepare for a second one.
By Alan Yu/WHYY
Politicians, government officials and medical experts still disagree on how deadly the coronavirus is and how much caution to take when reopening the nation’s economy.
By Liz Essley Whyte/The Center for Public Integrity
Pennsylvania is including in its official count not only viral tests that reveal who currently has COVID-19, but also antibody tests that show whether a person was previously infected.
By Cynthia Fernandez/Spotlight PA
Gene J. Puskar
By Elissa Nadworny/NPR
Brian van der Brug
The state includes results of both viral and antibody tests in its total number of novel coronavirus cases.
By Sarah Boden/WESA