COVID-19

Tarrah Gibbons
October 21, 2020 - 3:24 pm
Chaos erupted on a Delta Airlines flight after a passenger who was wearing her face mask wrong was kicked off the airplane after punching a flight attendant in the face.
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WILK News Room
Credit: Commonwealth Media Services
Jason Barsky
October 19, 2020 - 1:54 pm
The fall months are upon us and COVID-19 numbers are up across the state. As a result, the Wolf Administration is speaking up, in an effort to get a message out to the people of the Commonwealth.
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WILK NEWSROOM
October 07, 2020 - 5:39 pm
Wilkes-Barre Mayor Brown has announced the City Health Department has been notified that a Wilkes-Barre Police Department officer tested positive for COVID-19.
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John Healy
October 07, 2020 - 1:14 pm
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has reportedly given clearance for the Miami Dolphins and the rest of the teams in Florida to return to full size capacity for games if they so choose.
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In this image from video, President Donald Trump waves as he drives past supporters gathered outside Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020. Trump was admitted to the hospital after contracting COVID-19. (AP Photo/Carlos Vargas)
AP Newsroom
October 04, 2020 - 11:02 pm
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Infected and contagious, President Donald Trump briefly ventured out in a motorcade on Sunday to salute cheering supporters, a move that disregarded precautions meant to contain the deadly virus that has forced his hospitalization and killed more than 209,000 Americans. Hours...
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Dr. Sean Conley, physician to President Donald Trump, briefs reporters at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020. Trump was admitted to the hospital after contracting the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
AP Newsroom
October 03, 2020 - 11:30 pm
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — President Donald Trump went through a “very concerning” period Friday and faces a “critical” next two days in his fight against COVID-19 at a military hospital, his chief of staff said Saturday — in contrast to a rosier assessment moments earlier by Trump doctors, who took...
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President Donald Trump arrives for a campaign rally at Harrisburg International Airport, Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, in Middletown, Pa. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
AP Newsroom
October 03, 2020 - 9:03 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Standing well apart on the debate stage, President Donald Trump and his Democratic opponent Joe Biden looked out at an odd sight — one section of the room dutifully in masks, the other section flagrantly without. The mostly bare-faced contingent was made up of Trump's VIP guests,...
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A "promotora" (health promoter) from CASA, a Hispanic advocacy group, tries to enroll Latinos as volunteers to test a potential COVID-19 vaccine, at a farmers market in Takoma Park, Md., on Sept. 9, 2020. Minority enrollment in studies of two shots has inched up in recent weeks, but even more is needed this fall as additional vaccine testing gets underway over the next two months. (AP Photo/Federica Narancio)
AP Newsroom
September 18, 2020 - 1:21 pm
TAKOMA PARK, Md. (AP) — In front of baskets of tomatoes and peppers, near a sizzling burrito grill, the “promotoras” stop masked shoppers at a busy Latino farmers market: Want to test a COVID-19 vaccine? Aided by Spanish-speaking “health promoters” and Black pastors, a stepped-up effort is underway...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at the White House, Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
AP Newsroom
September 16, 2020 - 8:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Openly contradicting the government's top health experts, President Donald Trump predicted Wednesday that a safe and effective vaccine against the coronavirus could be ready as early as next month and in mass distribution soon after, undermining the director of the Centers for...
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A jet skier passes a patriotic shanty-boat owned by AJ Crea on Pontoosuc Lake on Labor Day in Pittsfield, Mass., Monday, Sept. 7, 2020. (Ben Garver/The Berkshire Eagle via AP)
AP Newsroom
September 07, 2020 - 3:21 pm
The Lost Summer of 2020 drew to a close Monday with many big Labor Day gatherings canceled across the U.S. and health authorities pleading with people to keep their distance from others so as not to cause another coronavirus surge like the one that followed Memorial Day. Downtown Atlanta was quiet...
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