'Misinformation Is Literally Killing People': Allegheny County COVID-19 Cases Are Plateauing But Deaths Remain HighWhile COVID-19 cases in Allegheny County are plateauing, Health Director Dr. Debra Bogen says more people are dying and she's blaming vaccine misinformation.
YouTube Cracking Down On Videos Spreading Vaccine MisinformationYouTube will remove videos spreading misinformation about any approved vaccine, not only those aimed at preventing Covid-19, the company announced in a blog post Wednesday.
Wolf Administration Announces $5M In Grants To Promote Grassroots Vaccine OutreachThe Wolf administration has announced a $5 million grant program to help grassroots organizations combat vaccine hesitancy.
Doctors Start Giving COVID-19 Vaccine Booster ShotsAs COVID-19 cases continue to surge, doctors hope booster shots will protect vulnerable populations.
CDC Advisory Panel Recommends Pfizer COVID-19 Booster Shots For Millions Of AmericansThe U.S. vaccination drive against COVID-19 stands on the verge of a major new phase: Government advisers on Thursday recommended booster doses of Pfizer’s vaccine for millions of Americans.
West Virginia Lowers COVID-19 Vaccination Rates Because Some Data Counted TwiceWest Virginia’s coronavirus vaccination figures were adjusted sharply lower Wednesday after a problem was identified with data from a federal contractor whose numbers had been double counted.
Pennsylvania Ready For Booster Shots Once Feds Give OK, Acting Health Secretary SaysPennsylvania’s network of vaccine providers are ready to deliver booster shots of the coronavirus vaccine as soon as federal authorities sign off, the state’s top health official said Tuesday.
WPIAL Won't Require Officials To Be Vaccinated For PlayoffsWPIAL officials will not be required to be vaccinated for playoffs.
PIAA To Require Officials Get COVID-19 Vaccine To Work State PlayoffsThe PIAA is taking another step to ensure the protection of student-athletes.
Unvaccinated Account For Vast Majority Of Pennsylvania's COVID-19 Cases, Deaths And HospitalizationsThe vast majority of Pennsylvanians who are getting COVID-19, being hospitalized and dying are unvaccinated, data released from the Department of Health Tuesday shows.
PIAA Board May Recommend COVID-19 Vaccine For Student AthletesThe PIAA may soon recommend its student-athletes get vaccinated against COVID.
Pa. Prison Guards Union Asks Court To Review Gov. Tom Wolf's Vax-Or-Test MandateThe union that represents corrections officers in Pennsylvania prisons wants a state court to intervene over the governor’s recent mandate that they all get coronavirus vaccines or submit to weekly testing.
Poll Finds Support For Mandatory Masks And Vaccines Deeply Divided In Pittsburgh RegionSouthwestern Pennsylvanians support a mandatory mask requirement in schools but are cool to the idea of mandatory vaccines.
Employers Grapple With Implementing President Joe Biden's Vaccine MandatesCompanies around the country are still trying to decide how to implement President Joe Biden's sweeping new vaccine mandates.
President Joe Biden Announces Sweeping New Vaccine Mandates For 100 Million AmericansIn his most forceful pandemic actions and words, President Joe Biden on Thursday announced sweeping new federal vaccine requirements affecting as many as 100 million Americans in an all-out effort to increase COVID-19 vaccinations and curb the surging delta variant.