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Pa.’s failure to mandate quicker death reporting before the coronavirus fueled wild data fluctuations, mistrust

An investigation found state health officials abandoned their urgency in implementing a faster process, leaving them ill-prepared to accurately report death data when the pandemic arrived.

By Sara Simon/Spotlight PA, Ryan Briggs/WHYY and Nina Feldman/WHYY

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Farmers call for increased mental health resources amidst COVID-19 pandemic

As profit margins narrow and the coronavirus pandemic strains the food supply chain, Cliff Wallace from Lawrence County Farm Bureau said he and his colleagues need help coping with the phycological burden.

By Julia Agos

Penn State COVID-19 cases up nearly 300 as Centre County cases pass 2,000

The latest date from the state Health Department brings the total number of cases to 1,665 students at University Park.

By Anne Danahy/WPSU

Updated: September 23, 2020 | 5:00 am

Senate OKs bill to loosen virus limits on restaurants, bars in Pennsylvania

Legislation to loosen Gov. Tom Wolf’s pandemic restrictions on Pennsylvania’s bars and restaurants easily passed the state Senate.

By The Associated Press

Our Body Politic Special Series

By Fred Vigeant