COVID-19

Trump’s attacks on independent oversight tell you all you need to know about his...

If there is one thing that authoritarians try to do, it's to bend truth to their own will; to replace fact with a narrative that favors the Dear Leader.

‘Be Patient,’ central Pa. food suppliers, retailers tell consumers frustrated by empty shelves

Karns and other central Pennsylvania food suppliers urged patience as supply chains stabilize after weeks of uncertainty, and precautions are taken to promote health and safety.

Pa.’s Casey, 18 senators call for funding to support local journalism in next pandemic...

Congress is already mulling a fourth package, and Democrats on Capitol Hill have already begin to signal their priorities.

The latest on COVID-19 in Pa.: 18,228 confirmed cases in all 67 counties

Welcome to the Capital-Star’s COVID-19 dashboard, where we’re tracking new COVID-19 cases and testing data based on the latest information from state health officials. Our interactive graphics are updated at roughly noon each day with...

COVID-19 in Philly: City and suburban leaders call for ‘load balancing’ procedures for hospitals

Philadelphia and suburban counties leaders are calling on on Gov. Tom Wolf to implement “load balancing” before an expected COVID-19 hospitalization surge.

Who will we be after COVID-19? The answer may come by looking inward |...

The ultimate meaning of the virus may be that it reveals a culture without a story. We have lost something important, maybe crucial.

Pa. should utilize nurse anesthetists in COVID-19 response | Opinion

Certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs) are uniquely prepared to provide care for the surge of critically ill patients.

COVID-19 in Pa.: Wolf, lawmakers struggle for common ground on pandemic relief

In a day of fiery rhetoric, the Pennsylvania General Assembly advanced a second wave of legislation to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 in Philly: Pandemic sends Kenney back to budget drawing board

Mayor Jim Kenney said he will introduce a new 2021 proposed budget and five-year plan by May 1 due to the economic earthquake caused by the virus.

Responding to Capital-Star story, Pa. lawmaker calls for investigation of Erie nursing home

Rep. Patrick Harkins, D-Erie, said he’s sent letters to Attorney General Josh Shapiro and Health Secretary Rachel Levine asking them for “immediate action.”