Flu case counts are at their highest level for early December in a decade. COVID-19 is spiking once again. Surging diagnoses of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) are resulting in overcrowded pediatric emergency rooms.
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COVID-19 Vaccines Available for Pennsylvanian Children Under Five-Years-Old
On June 17th, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced authorization of the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to include use in children down to six months of age for emergency use.
Inflation Slows for the First Time Since 2020￼
An inflation gauge, which is closely monitored by the Federal Reserve, rose 6.3 percent in April over the last year – the first sign of slowdown since November 2020.
Jobs and Payrolls Climbing in Pennsylvania
As of May 2022, Pennsylvania has recovered more than 80% of the 1.1 million jobs lost in the early months of the pandemic.
Pennsylvania Jobs Nearly Return to Pre-Pandemic Level
The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry reported that 80 percent of jobs lost since the start of the pandemic have been recovered, and the state’s unemployment rate fell to 4.9 percent from February to March.
As vaccination rates rise and the world’s countries reopen, international wanderlust resumes
Many Americans are now refocusing their sights on the travel plans that eluded them for the past two years of the pandemic.
Governor Wolf pushes for $2,000 stimulus checks for Pennsylvanians
Governor Wolf is asking the state legislature to pass the Pennsylvania Opportunity Program, which would send $2,000 checks to Pennsylvanians.
New mortality report for Pennsylvania highlights the deadly toll of COVID-19
COVID-19 is resurging across multiple states, including Pennsylvania, following holiday celebrations, lifted mask mandates, and the contagious new BA.2 strain.
How the pandemic has affected women’s mental health in Pennsylvania
Since early 2020, when COVID-19 became a global health crisis, researchers have noticed a real disparity in the rise of anxiety in women throughout the pandemic in comparison to men.