Stories tagged: "coronavirus"


A certified medical assistant prepares doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination center at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The US took a major step in the pandemic this week by clearing the Pfizer vaccine for youth ages 12-15. (Image via AP Photo/John Locher, File)
Pennsylvania Reports 1,088 New Coronavirus Cases Thursday

Pennsylvania's coronavirus numbers are rising again, with more than 1,000 new cases reported Thursday.

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Pennsylvania’s Coronavirus Numbers Have Started Climbing Again

Pennsylvania's coronavirus numbers are rising, reversing a months-long trend.

Joyce Massucci, right, holds hands with her friend "Smiling Dave" as they listen to "Soulful Femme" on the first day of the Franklin Blues & Barbecue Festival, Saturday, June 19, in Franklin, Pa. The annual festival with free music, returned after being canceled last year due to COVID-19, uses proceeds from vendors and sponsors to support the music programs in the local public schools. The festival helped celebrate the first Juneteenth celebration in the city.(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Post-Pandemic Life: Handling the Emotions and Changes We’ve All Been Waiting For

How are you dealing with getting back to "normal." It's natural to feel stress about returning to normal, according to experts.

Karen McKnight stands in her backyard on Saturday, June 19, 2021, in Sammamish, Wash., holding two books written by her brother Ross Bagne of Cheyenne, Wyo. Nearly all COVID-19 deaths in the United States now are in people who weren’t vaccinated like Bagne, a staggering demonstration of how effective the vaccines have been (AP Photo/John Froschauer)
Nearly All COVID Deaths in US Are Now Among Unvaccinated

Only about 150 of the more than 18,000 COVID-19 deaths in May were in fully vaccinated people. Deaths could again increase in the fall in communities that aren't vaccinated.

Sayre and Athens, in Bradford County. (Shutterstock Photo/JC Ryan)
Which Five Pennsylvania Counties Have the Lowest Percentage of Fully Vaccinated People?

Five Pennsylvania counties have fully vaccinated 25% of their populations or less.

Acting state Secretary of Health Alison Beam speaks during a news conference on Tuesday, April 13, 2021. She said that the pause in administering the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is "out of an abundance of caution." (Screenshot)
Wolf to Lift Mask Requirement No Later Than June 28

Pennsylvania will drop its mask mandate on June 28, Acting Secretary of Health Alison Beam said Thursday morning.

In this May 12, 2021 file photo, Gov. Tom Wolf speaks at an event in Mechanicsburg, Pa.  Beyond the local races on ballots, Pennsylvania’s primary election determined the future of a governor’s authority during disaster declarations. (AP Photo/Marc Levy)
Pennsylvanians Back Amendments that Limit a Governor’s Powers

Pennsylvania voters appear to have approved two state constitutional amendments that will restrict a governor’s powers during statewide disasters.