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Lynne Adkins
June 02, 2020 - 4:00 am
We are finally starting to see a light at the end of the pandemic tunnel, but with protests, lockdowns and curfews, this can be a stressful time for many. Read more here.
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Lynne Adkins
May 31, 2020 - 5:30 pm
COVID-19 has been found to lead to strokes in some young patients — an illness that is devastating at any age. But there is a way for young people to get support from others who understand what they’re going through. Read more here.
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Jacquie Cadorette
May 31, 2020 - 12:30 pm
Protesters are crowding streets across the US as many have become enraged over the unlawful death of George Floyd. However, the coronavirus pandemic rages on, and officials are warning that protesters could spread the virus.
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Carol MacKenzie
May 30, 2020 - 5:57 pm
The Pennsylvania Department of health has issued an alert for Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children or MIS-C. Read more here.
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KYW Staff
May 29, 2020 - 2:13 pm
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced Friday the dates in June and July that child care services, organized non-contact athletics, and summer recreation programs could resume in the state, signaling positive trends in COVID-19 data and a further gradual easing of public health restrictions. Read...
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A nurse extracts a nasal swab from a woman to test her for the COVID-19 coronavirus.
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Lynne Adkins
May 29, 2020 - 1:31 pm
As the number of COVID-19 tests increases, so does the amount of material needed to handle them. Researchers at Rutgers University have discovered a way to keep up with demand. Read more here.
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John McDevitt
May 28, 2020 - 1:48 pm
Guide dogs perform extraordinary tasks for their visually impaired owners every day. But one thing they can’t do: judge 6 feet between other humans. Read more here.
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Lynne Adkins
May 28, 2020 - 12:14 pm
A paramedic has been named EMS Provider of the Year at the Philadelphia Fire Department. Capt. April Smallwood, infection control officer, says the coronavirus has changed her job. Read more here.
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Dave Uram
May 28, 2020 - 10:27 am
Gov. Tom Wolf has paved the way for professional sports to return to Pennsylvania. On Wednesday, the Wolf administration released guidance allowing pro sports teams to practice or play, without spectators, in counties that are in the yellow and green phase of his three-tiered reopening plan. Read...
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Tarrah Gibbons
May 28, 2020 - 5:59 am
Is it possible to contract both coronavirus and the flu at once? Experts weigh in on whether or not people can have the two illnesses at the same time.
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