Health 

Pennsylvania child dies of the flu

Pennsylvania state health officials have affirmed the first pediatric death related with influenza this season. The death was reported to the state in the last week, said Nate Wardle, press secretary for the Department of Health. Because of privacy laws, no other information, including the child’s exact age, underlying health conditions, or whether the child had been vaccinated will be released, he said. There have additionally been 24 adult flu deaths this season, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. During the most recent week, the flu has been increasing…

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Travel 

More highways revived for business travel in Pennsylvania

State Department of Transportation officials have again relaxed up a movement boycott for trucks, transports and other commercial vehicles as Winter Storm Harper delivers less extent a punch than was initially forecast. As of 4:30 p.m., the ban was lifted for the sum of the Pennsylvania Turnpike’s fundamental line, and these interstates south and west of the Turnpike: I-70 in Washington and Westmoreland regions; I-79; I-279; I-579 and I-376. The boycott had just been lifted before this afternoon from Interstate 83; Interstate 81 south of Interstate 83; Interstate 283, and…

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