Category: COVID-19

Penn State Health: Kids represent small fraction of inpatient COVID cases, most recover at home

Caroline Machiraju interviewed Scott Gilbert of Penn State Health and Maggi Barton, Deputy Press Secretary at Pa DOH to get answers about the severity of COVID cases affecting children in Pennsylvania.
Machiraju’s findings contradict a recent PennLive.com report suggesting that hospitals are overrun with children suffering from COVID, and calls into question the justification of Governor Wolf to mandate masks for students in Pennsylvania.

Science or smoke? Seeking clarity on kids’ experience with COVID in Pennsylvania

“Most children recover at home,” said Scott Gilbert of Penn State Health.
Three children are diagnosed with COVID-19 at Penn State Health Children’s Hospital in Hershey, compared with zero pediatric COVID patients at Penn State Health Holy Spirit Medical Center and Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center.

Facebook faces lawsuit for suspending user who cited lack of evidence for masking children | Just The News

An influential COVID policy skeptic is threatening to sue Facebook for suspending his account based on a graphic he posted Tuesday, titled “Masking Children is […]

Senator accuses Pennsylvania Democrats of masking staffer’s positive COVID-19 test in January

‪In January, Pennsylvania democrats refused to release information about their infected staffer, and misled media outlets that are reporting March 16 was the first known COVID-19 exposure at the Capitol. ‬

Brian Sims defends Dr. Levine as “most qualified in the country,” cites family values for outrage in Pennsylvania

“HOW DARE YOU!”
‪On behalf of Pennsylvania democrats, State Rep. Brian Sims emotionally called Dr. Levine “one of the most qualified people in this country to deal with COVID-19”‬

Pennsylvania State Rep. Russ Diamond refuses to be tested, vaccinated, or traced for COVID-19

“I will not be tested, I will not be traced, and I will not be vaccinated as a prerequisite for any activity.”

Organized protesters expected to converge on Philadelphia City Hall, Friday, May 8

Circulating fliers call on “patriots” to descend on City Hall in Center City Philadelphia

Cumberland Co. Coroner: Pa Dept. of Health refuses to test nursing home residents after 14 deaths in one facility

With no guidance from state officials who refuse to test all residents at the facility, the coroners office is now questioning if the DOH is really acting in the best interest of all Pennsylvanians.

Ousted federal scientist allegedly pressured to steer hydroxychloroquine contracts for Trump, Kushner – Impeachment Part II

In a formal whistle-blower complaint, it’s been alleged that since 2017 the doctor has been protesting “cronyism and award of contracts to companies with political connections to the administration,” including a drug company executive who is close to Jared Kushner, Mr. Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser.

CNN shutdown by ‘Pennsylvania Steve’ when reporter blames Trump for protest in Harrisburg

One attendee who was interviewed shut the reporter down when he suggested that the protest wasn’t about the rights of Pennsylvanians, but was perhaps a rally to support President Trump. The reporter pressed into the partisan divide by alluding to “most Republicans.”