Stories tagged: "coronavirus response"


Tiffany Husak, left, a nursing student at the Community College of Allegheny County, receives her first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine, during a vaccination clinic hosted by the University of Pittsburgh and the Allegheny County Health Department at the Petersen Events Center, in Pittsburgh, Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021. The clinic, staffed by Pitt faculty and students from Pharmacy, Nursing, Medicine, and Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, will vaccinate some 800 personnel, over two days, who are work in healthcare roles, including students from Chatham College, Community College of Allegheny County, Duquesne University, LaRoche University, Pittsburgh Technical College and Pitt who work with patients. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Health Officials Remain Optimistic About a Spring/Summer Vaccine Rollout to the General Public

Officials at the state Department of Health still expect the general public to begin being vaccinated some time in the spring or early summer, said Lindsey Mauldin, a senior advisor in the department.

menus at a restaurant closed due to COVID shutdowns
Despite Claims to the Contrary, Data Shows Shutdowns Weren’t the Major Force Behind Job Losses

New data shows people in the United States started staying at home before government officials ordered any shutdowns.

In this March 16, 2020 file photo, a pharmacist gives Jennifer Haller, left, the first shot in the first-stage safety study clinical trial of a potential vaccine for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, at the Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute in Seattle. The world's biggest COVID-19 vaccine test got underway July 27 with the first of 30,000 planned volunteers. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
A COVID Vaccine Could Be Weeks Away for Some Americans. Here’s What You Need to Know.

In the coming weeks, the FDA could approve the first vaccines for COVID-19, so we wanted to answer some frequently asked questions.

As millions of Americans suffer due to COVID, President Trump does nothing to help them.
1 American Dies From COVID Every 44 Seconds, But Trump Is Still Trying to Steal the Election

Rather than work to address the spiraling coronavirus crisis, President Trump and his allies are instead wasting precious time and resources on their cynical gambit to subvert the will of the American people.

A person wearing protective masks due to coronavirus concerns walks in Philadelphia, Thursday, April 2, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Pennsylvania Hits Record High of New Virus Cases; Most Deaths Since June

The state saw more than 4,000 new cases for the second time in four days.

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Trump’s Coronavirus Failures Forced Governors to Step Up. Here’s What They’ve Done.

Most Americans disapprove of how President Trump has handled COVID-19—despite what you heard at the Republican National Convention.

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PA Mayors Plead With Congress: Smaller Cities Need Coronavirus Help Too

With Washington in a stalemate over a new round of funding, mayors warned of severe consequences on services and the economy without an injection of federal aid to cover slackening tax collections.