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Anthony Fauci
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Mike Dougherty
July 31, 2020 - 8:41 am
America’s top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, says wearing a pair of goggles or a face shield in addition to a face covering will provide more complete protection from the coronavirus. Read the latest here.
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CNN
July 24, 2020 - 3:14 pm
Homemade cloth face masks likely need a minimum of two layers, and preferably three, to prevent the dispersal of viral droplets from the nose and mouth that are associated with the spread of COVID-19, indicates a video case study published online in the journal Thorax. Read more here.
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Jennifer Keiper
July 23, 2020 - 12:45 am
Wearing masks may have made you take notice of something with which you’ve never thought was a problem: bad breath. A dentist reveals why and how to remedy the side effect.
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Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Didi Gregorius (18) during workouts at Citizens Bank Park.
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Dave Uram
July 16, 2020 - 2:12 pm
In the coming weeks, more major professional sports, including baseball, will hopefully start holding official games for the first time in over four months. The majority of athletes will likely not wear masks while playing, but Phillies shortstop Didi Gregorius says he definitely will. Read more...
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PATCO train
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David Madden
July 15, 2020 - 12:24 pm
Masks will be required to ride on PATCO come the end of the week, and trains will continue to be limited to 50% capacity in order to maintain social distancing. Read more here.
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Tim Jimenez
July 07, 2020 - 8:43 am
Philly police are looking into an incident that was caught on camera over the holiday weekend. A man aims a gun at a guy who was yelling about social distancing to outdoor diners in Old City. Read more here.
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Governor Phil Murphy holds a coronavirus briefing in Newark .
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Mike DeNardo
July 06, 2020 - 3:16 pm
Gov. Phil Murphy said New Jersey will not be easing coronavirus restrictions anytime soon as the virus transmission rate is on the rise again. Read more here.
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Jeff Oravitz
July 02, 2020 - 8:00 am
Dr. Rachel Levine, Secretary of Health for Pennsylvania, explains why the state has made the wearing of masks mandatory when in all public spaces, not just when visiting businesses, as part of the state’s effort to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.
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Masks required
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KYW Staff
July 01, 2020 - 3:20 pm
Face masks are now mandatory across Pennsylvania in public places, according to a new statewide directive. Read the latest here.
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Jim Melwert
June 30, 2020 - 8:58 am
As the Philadelphia region continues the first week of the "green" phase, local health officials are sharing some important reminders — and lessons learned. Read more here.
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