“It was my decision not to get him vaccinated, and as a mom I will always live with that,” said Diane McGowan (in yellow), whose son Martin died after contracting influenza.
“Neighbors have had bed bugs, and it’s creeping into their properties,” Squilla says, describing anecdotal evidence from constituents.
“Not only are they trained and are they well-prepared, every single health care institution represented in the room said that they can handle a patient who has this disease,” noted US representative Chaka Fattah.
Temple University says its preparedness efforts began over the summer, before the start of the semester, when students coming from the Ebola-affected countries were contacted.
After Superstorm Sandy nearly wiped his town off the map, Mantoloking Councilman Steve Gillingham heard the voices calling for a retreat from vulnerable locations along the coast.
“Children sometimes recall facts, sometimes not; but they will always recall an experience,” noted Philadelphia schools superintendent Williams Hite.
If you saw people in hazmat suits in Plymouth Township last night, don’t worry: it was only a drill.
The ASPCA’s annual “Mega Match-a-thon” is underway all weekend at the Pennsylvania SPCA, on East Erie Avenue in Kensington.
But at the same time, Nutter cautioned residents about becoming alarmed.
Joseph Schulle, head of the firefighters’ union Local 22, has no faith in the CDC standards and believes that hazmat suits are needed for the paramedics should they have to respond to a potential Ebola outbreak.
Officials say the risk of an infected person coming into the area are low, but with Liberian enclaves in Lansdowne, Darby, and Upper Darby, there are concerns.
On November 2nd, the Eastern Pennsylvania Ski Council holds its annual Philly Ski and Snowboard Expo. You’ll learn about more than skiing there.
If you’ve ever wanted to see the inner workings of a nuclear power plant, you have a chance this evening in Montgomery County.
Penn Vet Hosts Symposium Discussing Connections Between Humans And Ecosystem When It Comes To The Spread Of Viruses
Penn Vet is hosting a symposium Thursday discussing interactions between humans, animals, and the enviroment, when it comes to the spread of viruses.
The section is called Baxter Trail.