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Inside a Pa. middle school where everyone wears masks, and it’s not really an issue

Educators say there’s a clear choice: Limit the spread of the virus, or risk going back to online and hybrid learning.

By Brett Sholtis

Available ICU hospital beds in Pa. dip to lowest point since start of pandemic

Health care experts cite ‘delay of care’ as one reason.

By Brett Sholtis

WellSpan prohibits ER visitors in Franklin County due to unvaccinated people with COVID-19

All 38 patients in WellSpan’s intensive care units are unvaccinated.

By Brett Sholtis

With COVID-19 delta variant raging, UPMC seeks people in Pa. for monoclonal antibody study

As cases surge among unvaccinated people, the treatment offers a chance to help them, and to better understand the delta variant.

By Brett Sholtis

Unvaccinated people, sick with COVID-19, flood midstate hospitals as delta variant surges

Two area health systems report that about nine in ten patients are unvaccinated.
By Brett Sholtis

Wolf vetoes bill to ban schools, government from requiring proof of vaccination in Pa.

The so-called “vaccine passports” bill also would have limited the health secretary’s power.

By Brett Sholtis

COVID-19 killed their brother. Misinformation about the virus divided their family.

For some people, grief is complicated by attitudes about the virus among family and friends.

By Brett Sholtis

Study finds increased risk of serious stroke among those who recently got COVID-19

Young people and those with no COVID-19 symptoms are among those at risk.

By Brett Sholtis

Bill would bar Pa. school districts from requiring COVID-19 vaccinations

State and local governments also would be prohibited from using so-called ‘vaccine passports.’

By Brett Sholtis

COVID mixed messages; sorting fact from fiction

COVID mixed messages; sorting fact from fiction

By Merideth Bucher
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