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August 19, 2021

Pennsylvania Faces Critical Blood Shortage

Pennsylvania is facing a critical blood shortage, as demand has increased up to 25 percent since 2019 and the pandemic has limited the supply of donors, the state’s five major blood banks said today.

August 17, 2021

Child COVID-19 Cases ‘Steadily Increasing,’ AAP says

More than 121,000 child COVID-19 cases were reported in the U.S. last week, but virus-related hospitalizations and deaths remain uncommon in the pediatric population, according to a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).