Health

Extraction of coronavirus at Exton lab
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KYW Staff
March 25, 2020 - 1:04 pm
Philadelphia health officials announced the first coronavirus-related death in the city. Read the latest here.
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Bunker Gun Shop in Warminster.
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KYW Staff
March 25, 2020 - 11:56 am
Gov. Tom Wolf is quietly allowing gun shops to reopen on a limited basis during the coronavirus pandemic after several justices of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court urged him to do so. Delaware County officials reported two coronavirus-related deaths of county residents on Tuesday. Read more here.
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Coronavirus testing
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KYW Staff
March 25, 2020 - 11:30 am
It’s no secret that the coronavirus pandemic has taken a toll on everyone’s daily lives, from health care workers and delivery drivers to school teachers and even vacationers. Some Philadelphians share firsthand accounts of what it's really like during these trying times. Read more here.
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Coronavirus research
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Mike Dougherty
March 25, 2020 - 10:26 am
A new research center is now open at Penn Medicine as doctors accelerate their efforts to better understand the coronavirus. Read more here.
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Home allergies
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Lynne Adkins
March 25, 2020 - 8:49 am
You’re sneezing and congested and you have itchy eyes. Should you worry? Maybe not, says Dr. Cecelia Schmalbach, chair of the Department of Otolaryngology at Temple University. Read more here.
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Hand sanitizer at airport
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John McDevitt
March 25, 2020 - 8:17 am
Many craft distilleries throughout the country, including several in the Philadelphia region, are transitioning from fine spirit production to making FDA-approved hand sanitizer. It's not only helping to fight the spread of COVID-19 — it's also keeping people employed. Read more here.
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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, left, accompanied by White House Legislative Affairs Director Eric Ueland and acting White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, walks to the offices of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. on Capitol Hill.
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AP News
March 25, 2020 - 6:27 am
The White House and Senate leaders of both major political parties announced agreement early Wednesday on unprecedented emergency legislation to rush sweeping aid to businesses, workers and a health care system slammed by the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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Coronavirus in New Jersey
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Jim Melwert
March 24, 2020 - 8:15 pm
Montgomery County health officials announced more coronavirus cases on Tuesday, but they say they have reason to believe social distancing is working to limit the number of new cases. Read more here.
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Healthy foods
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Lynne Adkins
March 24, 2020 - 4:17 pm
You’ll need a good immune system to help you stay healthy during this coronavirus pandemic, and it all starts with what you eat. Read more here.
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Hahnemann University Hospital
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KYW Staff
March 24, 2020 - 2:10 pm
At a daily press briefing on Tuesday, Philadelphia officials complained that their efforts to prepare for a potential surge in cases are being stymied by what they called “unreasonable” demands by the owner of the shuttered Hahnemann University Hospital. Read more here.
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