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Updated: May 22, 2020 | 9:29 am

Pa. health officials quietly alter erroneous nursing home case, death counts as providers cry foul

Provider associations said publishing erroneous data has sown panic and anger among family members, distrust among nursing home staff, and frustration for providers.
By Aneri Pattani/Spotlight PA

Pa.’s largest nurses’ union accuses hospitals of misinforming state officials about protective equipment

The union says health systems are sitting on stockpiles of N95 respirators, leaving nurses without needed protection, as some hospitals restart elective procedures.
By Brett Sholtis


Reopening talks continue, but are we anywhere close to opening up?

'Some subjectivity' in the decision-making, health secretary says
By Joseph Darius Jaafari


Pa. removes more than 200 deaths from official coronavirus count as questions mount about reporting process, data accuracy

The past five days have been a roller coaster of confusion involving the state health department, marred by retracted statements, reporting lags, and angry coroners.
By Sara Simon/Spotlight PA

Pa.’s top health official stresses importance of protecting people living in nursing homes

Coronavirus infection total reaches nearly 3,400 statewide; 38 COVID-19 deaths reported so far
By Emily Previti

Total number of coronavirus cases in Pa. increased by almost 25 percent overnight

Three more counties told to enforce stay-at-home orders
By Joseph Darius Jaafari

Updated: March 28, 2020 | 12:02 pm

How many people in Pa. will be infected with the coronavirus? Scientific modeling is trying to find the answer

While state officials have consistently said the situation will deteriorate, they’ve been unable to say just how bad the outbreak might become.
By Brett Sholtis
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