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People living with HIV ask for ‘dehumanizing’ state laws to be taken off the books

Pennsylvania is one of 22 states that has HIV-specific statutes and regulations, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

By Gabriela Martínez

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In Philadelphia, Black doctors bring coronavirus tests to street corners and churches

Dr. Ala Stanford was frustrated by systemic barriers preventing Black residents from getting tests. She created the Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium and sends mobile test units into neighborhoods.

By Nina Feldman/WHYY

‘It’s not just about COVID’: Get ready for the fall with a flu shot, doctors urge

Pennsylvania officials have requested and expect to be allocated more than 860,000 doses of the flu vaccine — and that doesn’t cover Philadelphia, which receives its own allocation from the CDC.

By Zoë Read/WHYY
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