Former Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine has become the first openly transgender person confirmed to a government position in the nation’s history.
The coronavirus pandemic arrived in Pennsylvania on March 6, 2020. A year later, the state has dealt with loss and frustration. With new vaccines, hope has returned.
Pennsylvania’s former Secretary of Health could be the first Senate-confirmed transgender official in the nation’s history.
Vice President-elect Kamala Harris called Levine “a remarkable public servant with the knowledge and experience to help us contain this pandemic, and protect and improve the health and well-being of the American people.”
Pennsylvania health officials say there are several obstacles to distributing the coronavirus vaccines across the state. We take a look at what they are.
Gov. Tom Wolf on Tuesday warned Pennsylvanians to watch out for rumors and misinformation about the coronavirus vaccines on social media.
The number of coronavirus cases in Pennsylvania is rising again.
And, state Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine said it’s because of the travel that people did over Christmas.