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Pennsylvania officials have sounded the alarm to “flatten the curve,” but hospitals in Philadelphia and across the state likely won’t be able to handle a predicted surge of coronavirus cases.
Guests: WHYY’s Nina Feldman and WITF’s Brett Sholtis
There’s more to every story if you take the time to tell it.
Run on rapid at-home COVID tests has companies rushing to meet demand
Demand has been high as individuals, employers, and organizations use the tests as a relatively cheap and simple tool to monitor for infections.
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Pa. COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations rise among vaccinated
The proportion of COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations among vaccinated Pennsylvania residents has risen sharply over the past month.
‘Avoid the double whammy’: Montco offering free flu shots alongside COVID-19 vaccines
Dr. Valerie Arkoosh called getting a flu shot this year “more important than ever” to keep families safe amid the ongoing pandemic.
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