Health

Governor Phil Murphy holds a coronavirus briefing in Newark .
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David Madden
May 28, 2020 - 3:19 pm
New Jersey officials are encouraged by overall progress in controlling the spread of the virus, but there is concern about one number starting to go up again. Read more here.
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Guide dog
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John McDevitt
May 28, 2020 - 1:48 pm
Guide dogs perform extraordinary tasks for their visually impaired owners every day. But one thing they can’t do: judge 6 feet between other humans. Read more here.
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Tarrah Gibbons
May 28, 2020 - 5:59 am
Is it possible to contract both coronavirus and the flu at once? Experts weigh in on whether or not people can have the two illnesses at the same time.
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State Democratic Rep. Brian Sims (left) and state Republican Rep. Andrew Lewis (right)
Facebook Live
Tony Romeo
May 27, 2020 - 9:51 pm
Democratic state House representatives say they are outraged that they were not immediately notified about a Republican House representative who tested positive for COVID-19 earlier this month. Read more here.
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The Philadelphia Orchestra
Jessica Griffin/The Philadelphia Orchestra
John McDevitt
May 27, 2020 - 6:01 pm
The Philadelphia Orchestra is bringing its music to area hospitals to show support for COVID-19 patients and health care workers. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania ballot
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Jim Melwert
May 27, 2020 - 4:49 pm
Montgomery County’s request for an extension of the mail-in ballot deadline was shot down by a county judge Wednesday. Read more here.
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Mayor Jim Kenney
City of Philadelphia/Facebook Live
Pat Loeb
May 27, 2020 - 4:07 pm
Mayor Jim Kenney fiercely defended his health commissioner Wednesday, after a bruising City Council budget hearing. When met with backlash from Council members over the commissioner’s pandemic response, Kenney said he is the most “dedicated to public health.” Read more here.
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An election worker handles vote-by-mail ballots.
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Jim Melwert
May 27, 2020 - 2:21 pm
Delaware County officials have processed about 85,000 mail-in ballot requests amid mandated stay-at-home orders — more than twice the amount of ballots that they expected. Read more here.
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Britt Miller
Britt Miller
Mark Abrams
May 27, 2020 - 1:18 pm
Veteran runner Britt Miller created her own course around Ocean City, and it ended up being a complete 26.2-mile marathon. Read more here.
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Sixers practice facility
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Dave Uram
May 27, 2020 - 11:55 am
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy paved the way for professional sports to return to the Garden State, and the Sixers have already begun a phased reopening of their training complex for “voluntary, individual workouts.” Read more here.
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