COVID-19 testing

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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razor wire on perimeter fence
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Cherri Gregg
March 24, 2020 - 9:41 pm
The ACLU of Pennsylvania filed a lawsuit Tuesday seeking the release of more than a dozen detainees housed in Pennsylvania facilities due to the spread of coronavirus. Advocates are demanding Gov. Tom Wolf to step in. 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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Community chalk drawings
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Suzanne Monaghan
March 24, 2020 - 4:30 am
A neighborhood in Delaware County found a way to establish an open space for creativity and community — while still practicing social-distancing rules amid the coronavirus crisis. Read more here.
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President Donald Trump
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AP News
March 23, 2020 - 8:25 pm
President Donald Trump said Monday that he wants to reopen the country for business in weeks, not months, and he claimed, without evidence, that continued closures could result in more deaths than the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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spices
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AP News
March 23, 2020 - 7:54 pm
A loss of smell or taste might be an early sign of infection with the pandemic virus, say medical experts who cite reports from several countries. Read more here.
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NFL and coronavirus
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Ed Benkin
March 23, 2020 - 7:15 pm
Although the sports world has been shut down by the coronavirus pandemic, longtime Eagles play-by-play announcer Merrill Reese remains hopeful and shares some positive thinking. Read more here.
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Nurses clean their hands with disinfectant after a patient was screened for COVID-19.
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Shara Dae Howard
March 23, 2020 - 6:30 pm
Health care providers say they are fighting the war on COVID-19 with not enough equipment or protection, so they’ve turned to the public for help. Read more here.
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A pregnant woman wears a face mask as a preventive measure against the spread of the new coronavirus, COVID-19.
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Lynne Adkins
March 23, 2020 - 4:39 pm
COVID-19 is scary for all of us, but it could be a bigger problem if you’re pregnant. Read more here.
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Kristen Johanson
March 20, 2020 - 5:50 pm
The Philadelphia Police Department is providing its officers with protective clothing, helmets and the like amid the coronavirus pandemic, but how are smaller departments in the greater Philadelphia region dealing with the crisis, since they are less likely to receive such protections? Read more...
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