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Inovio Pharmaceuticals Is a Leader in the Race for a COVID-19 Vaccine

The Plymouth Meeting biotech company’s vaccine has attracted the attention of world health experts and is already being tested in humans.

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How Philly Tech Companies Are Modernizing Coronavirus Clinical Trials

The results of some studies are still being recorded on paper. These local companies have developed the tools to change that.

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The Coronavirus Vaccine Could Be Developed in Philly

Here are the local companies in the race to stop the spread of COVID-19.

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These Philly Coronavirus Medical Milestones Prove Hope Is Not Lost

From repurposed drugs to blood plasma infusions, these developments could save the world’s most at-risk COVID-19 patients.

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A Behavioral Economist Explains Why People Are Still Rebelling Against Social Distancing

Swarthmore professor Syon Bhanot on how to help the defiant make smarter choices.

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Coronavirus Is Legitimizing Pennsylvania’s Marijuana Industry

Special allowances for cannabis businesses, like delivery and curbside pick-up, could boost the sector long after the COVID-19 pandemic is over.

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Real Estate Mogul Brian O’Neill’s Big Health-Care Bet

The developer known for his outrageous ambition is stepping into the world of cell and gene therapy. But with this new venture, he’ll try to balance purpose and profit, for legacy’s sake.

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The Liacouras Center Hospital Probably Won’t Help COVID-19 Patients

But these portable hospital rooms invented by a Drexel alum might.

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Another Philly Company Joins the Race to Develop a Coronavirus Vaccine

Chimeron Bio’s technology could make a future coronavirus vaccine more accessible to patients and cheaper for companies to produce.

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Philadelphia Nurses Tell All: I’m Afraid I’ll Infect My Family

As the city’s hospitals prepare for an influx of coronavirus patients, Philly nurses fear they won’t be able to protect themselves or their loved ones.

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8 Dangerous Myths About Coronavirus Debunked

No, a saltwater gargle won’t kill the virus. Local health experts help us determine what’s true and what’s false about COVID-19.

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Here’s How Long Until a COVID-19 Vaccine Is Ready

We talked to the CEO of Integral Molecular, a Philly biotech company working toward a vaccine, about the challenges and opportunities ahead.

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New Procedure Restores Sensation to Breast Cancer Survivors After Mastectomy

A Penn surgeon is the first in the Philadelphia region to offer the Resensation treatment.

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NextUp: The Company Engineering White Blood Cells to Kill Cancer

Carisma Therapeutics wants to be the first to engineer a macrophage, a parasite-eating white blood cell found in humans, to destroy cancer tumors.

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Philadelphia’s Citywide Innovation Fest to Return for a Second Year

B.PHL’s chief planner, Michelle Histand, says the festival will be bigger and better in 2020. Here’s what you can expect to see.