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ACCT Philly
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John McDevitt
September 24, 2019 - 4:27 pm
The Animal Care and Control Team of Philadelphia is waiving adoption fees this weekend in an effort to not only find permanent homes for dogs and cats, but to also help clear the the facility so the staff can undergo an intensive training program. Read more here.
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Researchers have successfully eliminated HIV from the DNA of infected mice, a promising step toward a cure for the nearly 37 million people living with the virus.
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July 03, 2019 - 7:58 am
By Scottie Andrew and Saeed Ahmed, CNN (CNN) -- Researchers have successfully eliminated HIV from the DNA of infected mice, a promising step toward a cure for the nearly 37 million people living with the virus. In a study published Tuesday in Nature Communications, researchers from Temple...
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Dunkin'
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John McDevitt
June 07, 2019 - 5:20 pm
TURNERSVILLE, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — An employee of a South Jersey Dunkin' has contracted hepatitis A, and the Gloucester County Department of Health is warning customers. According to the department, a food worker at the Dunkin' at 460 Hurffville-Cross Keys Road in Turnersville contracted the...
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Typing.
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Kristen Johanson
May 24, 2019 - 2:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Just a week after Baltimore was hit with a cyber attack, viruses have been found on several computers in Philadelphia's court system. City officials say there is no cause for alarm as they work to clean out the problem. The virus is not ransomware and there is no data...
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Hepatitis A vaccine
Nikki Boliaux
Kim Glovas
May 21, 2019 - 1:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — On Monday, the Pennsylvania Department of Health announced an outbreak of hepatitis A in the state, with Philadelphia and Allegheny counties being hit the hardest. In response, the Philadelphia Department of Public Health released its own numbers. Doctor Steve Alles,...
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Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine
Pennsylvania Department of Health
Kim Glovas
May 20, 2019 - 1:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Rachel Levine has joined 22 in declaring a hepatitis A outbreak in Pennsylvania, with nearby counties being hit the hardest. Of the 171 cases reported among 36 counties this year, Levine said Philadelphia and Allegheny counties are...
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Studying medicine.
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Lynne Adkins
May 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Now that measles and mumps have made a comeback, physicians may be diagnosing viruses they've never seen. Physicians in training are taught to recognize these viruses even though they had not been a big problem for years. Dr. Steven Herrine, vice dean for academic...
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Dentist.
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Antionette Lee
March 25, 2019 - 8:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia health officials are urging patients at dentist practices in the city to get tested for HIV and other diseases. The Philadelphia Department of Public Health is warning patients of Trieu Family Dental Clinics to get tested for HIV, hepatitis C and...
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Dreamstime
December 26, 2018 - 3:00 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After an investigation into a malware attack at the U.S. Geological Survey, the government traced the virus to a single employee who used a government-issued laptop to visit 9,000 porn sites linked to Russian websites. In...
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Adenovirus
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Lynne Adkins
December 04, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A New Jersey Senate Committee is investigating an outbreak of adenovirus at a Camden County pediatric clinic after a 13th child was reported sick, but the question remains: Why are we hearing about so many serious infections lately? Reports of the virus have spread...
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