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More people are getting the flu, but fewer are dying from it this year

Nearly twice as many Pennsylvanians have gotten the flu so far this season, compared to this time last year.

By Sarah Boden/WESA

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Bacteria that killed 3 infants at Geisinger Medical Center traced to equipment

Geisinger Medical Center in Danville said the process it was using to prepare donor breast milk led to the deadly outbreak in the hospital’s neonatal intensive care unit.

By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press

State reports first death from vaping-related illness

Nationwide at least 18 people have died from the mysterious condition.
By Brett Sholtis