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This is an April 30, 2020, file photo showing Gilead Sciences headquarters in Foster City, Calif.
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AP News
June 29, 2020 - 12:55 pm
The maker of a drug shown to shorten recovery time for severely ill COVID-19 patients says it will charge $2,340 for a typical treatment course for people covered by government health programs in the United States and other developed countries.
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Kristen Johanson
June 24, 2020 - 5:39 pm
Federal authorities say they have cracked a major heroin ring that’s been supplying drugs in the Philadelphia area and Atlantic City. Read more here.
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David Madden
June 16, 2020 - 1:24 pm
Members of the Get Money Boys, a violent street gang in Trenton, are facing serious criminal charges that could result in serious jail time for many of them. Read more here.
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Richard Ost at The Philadelphia Pharmacy in Kensington
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Antionette Lee
May 15, 2020 - 6:15 am
Richard Ost has operated the Philadelphia Pharmacy in Kensington for nearly 40 years. The pandemic has made an already important part of the community even more essential — especially for those who can’t easily get to it. Read more here.
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Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine speaking to reporters.
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KYW Staff
May 13, 2020 - 5:28 pm
Pennsylvania has received its first shipment of remdesivir — the drug being used to treat COVID-19 patients — from the federal government. Read more here.
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An arrangement of hydroxychloroquine pills in Las Vegas, April 6, 2020.
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AP News
April 21, 2020 - 12:27 pm
A malaria drug widely touted by President Donald Trump for treating the new coronavirus showed no benefit in a large analysis of its use in U.S. veterans hospitals. There were more deaths among those given hydroxychloroquine versus standard care, researchers reported. Read more here.
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A vial of the investigational drug remdesivir is visually inspected at a Gilead manufacturing site in the United States.
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AP News
April 06, 2020 - 11:34 am
Coronavirus patients around the world have been rushing to join remdesivir studies that opened in hospitals in the last few weeks. Read more here.
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More than a dozen people have been indicted after law enforcement officials in New Jersey uncovered a family-run heroin and fentanyl operation as part of "Operation Strikeout."
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Kim Glovas
February 29, 2020 - 4:00 am
More than a dozen people have been indicted after law enforcement officials in New Jersey uncovered a family-run heroin and fentanyl operation as part of "Operation Strikeout." Read more here.
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Face cream.
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KYW Staff
February 28, 2020 - 8:17 pm
Think of a drug that could be delivered in a size that is one one-thousandth the size of a normal hair. They are being studied and one of the theories is that medications could be delivered in the form of commercial moisturizers. Read more here.
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Kanishk Nazareth.
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Jim Melwert
February 25, 2020 - 7:27 pm
After a close encounter with a casualty of the opioid crisis, a Bucks County high school student designed a device that not only dispenses a lifesaving drug, but also alerts emergency services for help. Read more here.
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