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The Central Pa. blood bank has less than half the blood it had on hand prior to the pandemic
“If we have a more infectious virus, and more lethal virus, and God forbid, one that evades vaccines, then we’re in big, big trouble.”
Lead poisoning prevention experts are calling on the state to fund remediation and testing
The so-called “vaccine passports” bill also would have limited the health secretary’s power.
Cannabis use advocates raised concerns about processing moldy plants
The proposal began as a call in the state Senate to ban so-called “vaccine passports.” However, Senate Republicans added an amendment that would prohibit the state secretary of health from requiring widespread public health interventions such as hand-washing, sheltering in place, wearing masks and social distancing.
For some people, grief is complicated by attitudes about the virus among family and friends.
Young people and those with no COVID-19 symptoms are among those at risk.
Pennsylvania’s mask-wearing order is to be lifted June 28 or whenever 70 percent of adults are vaccinated,.