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President Donald Trump
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AP News
May 18, 2020 - 4:45 pm
President Donald Trump said Monday that he is taking a malaria drug to lessen symptoms should he get the new coronavirus, even though the drug is unproven for fighting COVID-19. Read more here.
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Fauci Senate testimony
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Tim Jimenez
May 12, 2020 - 8:25 am
Dr. Anthony Fauci, a key member of the White House's coronavirus task force, as well as three other top U.S. health officials, are testifying before a U.S. Senate health committee to discuss the coronavirus response and ways to get people back to work safely. Read the latest here.
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Extraction of coronavirus at Exton lab
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Lynne Adkins
May 11, 2020 - 11:49 am
Scientists are researching if a drug being tested to treat a skin condition can also help COVID-19 patients. Read more here.
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Man with brain stroke symptoms
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KYW In Depth
April 27, 2020 - 8:43 pm
A Philadelphia neurosurgeon has been studying correlations between the brain and COVID-19 since the pandemic started. In addition to strokes, he said COVID-19 can travel to the brain and cause encephalitis. Listen to the full story on the KYW In Depth podcast.
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Marisa Leuzzi donates plasma
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John McDevitt
April 21, 2020 - 9:00 pm
After recovering from COVID-19, a Downingtown woman donated plasma to help save her aunt, who was in critical condition with the illness. After receiving a transfusion of the antibody-rich plasma, her aunt is on the road to recovery. Read more here.
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Samples of COVID-19
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Mike DeNardo
April 06, 2020 - 3:41 pm
Clinical trials are underway at the University of Pennsylvania for a potential coronavirus vaccine. 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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Dreamstime
Lynne Adkins
July 16, 2018 - 7:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Local stroke patients are using a new device to help them move through recovery. MossRehab After a stroke or brain injury, many patients must re-learn to walk — which is done one painful step at a time, according to Alberto Esquenazi, chief medical officer at...
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