Health

Montgomery County officials, including Board of Commissioners Chair Dr. Val Arkoosh (center right), brief the public on the latest coronavirus updates.
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KYW Staff
March 07, 2020 - 3:44 pm
Two more presumptive cases of the novel coronavirus were each announced in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, bringing each state's total to six. Read more here.
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South Korean army soldiers wearing protective suits spray disinfectant to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus at Daegu International Airport in Daegu, South Korea.
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AP News
March 07, 2020 - 2:06 pm
As cases of the coronavirus surge in Italy, Iran, South Korea, the U.S. and elsewhere, the World Health Organization has so far resisted describing the crisis as a pandemic. Read more here.
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Hadas Kuznits
March 07, 2020 - 12:06 pm
The coronavirus outbreak has many changing or postponing their spring vacation plans. However, an even greater impact on travel and tourism could be on the horizon. Read more here.
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A helicopter carrying airmen with the 129th Rescue Wing flies over the Grand Princess cruise ship off the coast of California Thursday, March 5, 2020.
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AP News
March 07, 2020 - 9:50 am
Officials in California were deciding Saturday where to dock a cruise ship with 21 coronavirus cases aboard and four U.S. universities canceled in-person classes, as Western countries imitate China by imposing travel controls and shutting down public events to contain the outbreak. Read more here.
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AP News
March 06, 2020 - 1:59 pm
As the new coronavirus keeps turning up in more places, health experts say it's wise to prepare for wider spread. But people shouldn't panic or hoard large amounts of supplies, they stress. So what should you do? Read more here to find out.
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President Donald Trump signs an $8.3 billion bill to fight the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S., Friday, March 6, 2020 at the White House in Washington, as Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, looks on.
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AP News
March 06, 2020 - 11:25 am
President Donald Trump on Friday signed an $8.3 billion measure to help tackle the coronavirus outbreak that has killed more than a dozen people in the U.S. and infected more than 200. Read more here.
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Gov. Tom Wolf
Governor's Office
KYW Staff
March 06, 2020 - 7:22 am
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf says the state's first two cases of coronavirus have been identified: one in Delaware County and one in Wayne County. Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine says the cases are not related to a case that closed schools in Bucks County. Read the latest here.
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David Madden
March 05, 2020 - 3:24 pm
New Jersey officials are investigating a second presumptive case of coronavirus. Read the latest here.
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Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, joined by Nathan Weed, left, Dept. of Health incident commander, tours the group of RV's set-up for potential isolation and quarantine of COVID-19 patients in Grand Mound, Wash.
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AP News
March 05, 2020 - 10:38 am
Federal authorities announced an investigation of the Seattle-area nursing home at the center of an outbreak of the new coronavirus as the U.S. death toll climbed again, including the first fatality outside Washington state. Read more here.
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PHILADELPHIA, PA - JANUARY 25: Travelers wait in long lines after Philadelphia Airport TSA and airport workers held a protest rally outside the Philadelphia International Airport on January 25, 2019 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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Mark Abrams
March 05, 2020 - 4:00 am
As the coronavirus continues to spread across the country, a major air carrier and employees of Philadelphia International Airport are taking steps to protect passengers and visitors to the terminals. Read more here.
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