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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Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, walks from the podium after speaking about the new coronavirus in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, in Washington, on Friday, April 17, 2020.
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AP News
May 10, 2020 - 11:20 am
Three members of the White House coronavirus task force, including Dr. Anthony Fauci, placed themselves in quarantine after contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19. Read more here.
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Chickens being processed for Costco at the Lincoln Premium Poultry plant in Fremont Nebraska on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020.
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Mark Abrams
April 28, 2020 - 11:44 am
Pennsylvania chicken farms suffered huge losses in the last two weeks as they were forced to euthanize tens of thousands of birds because of supply chain problems brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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Smithfield pork processing plant in Sioux Falls
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AP News
April 27, 2020 - 1:55 pm
Meat isn't going to disappear from supermarkets because of outbreaks of the coronavirus among workers at U.S. slaughterhouses. But as the meat plants struggle to remain open, consumers could face less selection and slightly higher prices. Read more here.
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Lysol wipes
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April 24, 2020 - 8:26 am
The company that makes Lysol is urging customers not to consume its cleaning products after President Donald Trump suggested the possibility of injecting disinfectants to protect people from coronavirus. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania Capitol Building in Harrisburg.
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Tony Romeo
April 21, 2020 - 8:15 pm
A bill now headed to Gov. Tom Wolf’s desk would expand access to telemedicine in Pennsylvania. But the bill only passed the Senate after hours of fierce debate over an abortion-related provision, and the governor plans to veto it. Read more here.
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KNX 1070
April 21, 2020 - 1:42 pm
The US Food and Drug Administration has authorized the first at-home coronavirus test. The kits are going to be available for first responders and healthcare workers initially who may have been exposed or have symptoms of the virus. See the details.
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Blood is drawn from a donor
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Lynne Adkins
April 21, 2020 - 1:38 pm
People who have tested positive for COVID-19 and have recovered from the illness are rolling up their sleeves to help those still fighting. Read more here.
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Medical pump manufactured by B. Braun Medical Inc. in Bethlehem, Pa.
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Mark Abrams
April 15, 2020 - 12:21 pm
A Lehigh Valley medical device maker says it has a way to more effectively deliver medications to critically ill COVID-19 patients while limiting health care workers' exposure to the virus. Read more here.
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