Health

Giant Food store in Plymouth Meeting, Pa.
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Tim Jimenez
March 19, 2020 - 8:31 am
Giant food stores are now joining other grocery and retail chains that are opening up their first hour of business to those 60 and older in response to the high demand and concerns during the coronavirus outbreak. Read more here.
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Coronavirus research
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Mike Dougherty
March 19, 2020 - 7:30 am
Several employees at Penn Medicine have tested positive for the coronavirus. Those employees are currently quarantined at home, and Penn Medicine is working to contact anyone who came in contact with them. Read more here.
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a man scans a visitor's forehead to check his temperature before entering the Asia Square Tower in Singapore.
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AP News
March 18, 2020 - 9:07 pm
Singapore, a tiny city-state of less than 6 million people, had one of the earliest and biggest clusters of cases of the coronavirus in early February, before it began its rapid, inexorable expansion around the globe. Read more here.
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Montgomery County officials give a press briefing on coronavirus.
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Jim Melwert
March 18, 2020 - 5:18 pm
With more than 40 positive coronavirus cases in Montgomery County, and more than 500 people quarantined, the county is shifting gears in how they will deal with the virus. Read more here.
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Online school instruction
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KYW Staff
March 18, 2020 - 3:43 pm
Philadelphia teachers have been told to stop online classes while schools are closed during the coronavirus crisis. Read more here.
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Beach house in New Jersey
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David Madden
March 18, 2020 - 1:23 pm
New Jersey officials say people who own second houses down the shore are seeking shelter there amid the coronavirus crisis, but they’re urging homeowners to refrain from doing so for at least the next two weeks. Read more here.
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Trucks stand on the highway close to the border between Austria and Hungary near Bruck an der Leitha, Austria, Wednesday, March 18, 2020.
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AP News
March 18, 2020 - 1:07 pm
President Donald Trump on Wednesday moved to invoke a federal law that allows the government to marshal the private sector to deal with the coronavirus epidemic, as the economic damage mounted with word that Detroit's Big Three automakers agreed to shut down all their factories to protect workers...
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Gov. Tom Wolf coronavirus press briefing
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KYW Staff
March 18, 2020 - 12:23 pm
Pennsylvania announced its first coronavirus-related death on Wednesday. State and Philadelphia health officials confirmed 53 additional positive cases of COVID-19 in the state, bringing the statewide total to 149 reported from commercial, hospital and state labs. Read the latest here.
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Drive-thru coronavirus COVID-19 testing station
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Jim Melwert
March 18, 2020 - 11:37 am
A drive-thru testing facility is being set up in Montgomery County, but officials stress it is not open to the public just yet. Read more here.
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Coronavirus testing setup at Citizens Bank Park.
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Tim Jimenez
March 17, 2020 - 8:40 pm
City and state officials are working on establishing more COVID-19 testing sites. And, potentially, one is in the works at the South Philadelphia Sports Complex. Read more here.
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