In the same institution where Dr. Jonas Salk developed the vaccine for Polio in 1955, researchers at the University of Pittsburgh seem to be on the brink of a vaccination for coronavirus.
"It’s important to fund vaccine research. You never know where the next pandemic will come from." -- Andrea Gambotto, M.D., associate professor of surgery at the Pitt School of Medicine
Washington, D.C. -- The Drug Enforcement Administration has called for a postponement of the upcoming National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, which was originally scheduled for Saturday, April 5.
Hershey, Pa. -- Lieutenant Dan, a sweet two-legged hound dog from Richmond, Ohio, has been crowned the winner of the 2020 Cadbury "Bunny" Tryouts. Through overcoming adversity and just plain being cute, he captured the hearts of hundreds of thousands of American voters.
Last week, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and the Department of Justice announced a proposal to increase opportunities for scientific and medical marijuana research.
The White House has reached out to the National Association of Manufacturers looking for volunteers who can donate and provide and/or produce large-scale quantities of critical supplies to help the nation respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. The supplies are needed within a period of two weeks.
- Developing police situation in Canton, PA
- Ghost towns hidden in the hills of northern Pa.
- Victim identified in Williamsport homicide case
- Victim scammed out of more than $2,000
- UPMC Williamsport to offer Covid-19 testing, monitoring to some patients in-home
- Eldred Twp. man struck dead by tree branch
- State police investigating fuel oil theft in Bradford County
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- University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine announces promising potential coronavirus vaccine
- Massive black bear hit in Potter County
The USDA is collaborating with the Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty, McLane Global, PepsiCo, and other partners to deliver nearly a million meals per week to students in rural areas with schools closed due to COVID-19.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced revisions for the biological evaluations of pesticides under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).
Comcast announced on Friday that the company will be taking additional steps to ensure that people stay connected to the internet as many schools suspend classes and companies encourage employees to work from home.
Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced on Wednesday that 12 states including Pennsylvania have reached a settlement with T-Mobile and Sprint that will ease concerns about the proposed merger between the two companies. T-Mobile has promised to deliver low-cost plans, locked rates, and wider …
In late December of 2019, the FDA announced a recall for potentially listeria-tainted hard-cooked eggs produced by Almark Foods' Gainesville, Georgia facility. The recall extended to a variety of national brands who used Almark Foods' eggs in their prepared foods. For a while, the FDA issued…
The U.S. House of Representatives has approved of a bipartisan piece of legislation, Senate Bill 1822 or the DATA Act, to improve rural access to high speed broadband.
The federal House Oversight and Reform Committee approved House Resolution 6020 this past week, supporting a proposal for the Government Accountability Office to evaluate the social, economic, and historical impacts that Minor League Baseball has made in American culture.
Two storms will converge off the New England coast late this week, but the impact from a weaker storm from Canada will far outweigh the impact from a storm moving up from the Southern states.
For the first time in more than four years, NASA began accepting applications for future astronauts. Aspiring Moon to Mars explorers have until 11:59 p.m. EDT Tuesday, March 31, to apply.
The latest flu data can be viewed with optimism, since it appears the flu season is starting to wind down. The data also offers a cold dose of reality: 24 United States states showed either record-high flu activity or numbers that were higher than ever for this time of year.
In his election year budget, President Donald Trump proposed a 3 percent pay rise for service members across the board, along with increases in the allowances for housing and subsistence. The Department of Defense is also seeking $8 billion for a range of programs to support military familie…
The wait is over. For those hoping to thaw out from winter's chill, AccuWeather's annual spring forecast is here. Though Punxsutawney Phil recently declared the end of winter, AccuWeather meteorologists largely disagree and are calling for the current season to drag on across much of the Uni…
In June 2019, BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) and SunTrust Banks, Inc., (NYSE: STI) announced Truist as the name for their “merger of equals.” Just this week the bank revealed its new logo and identity.