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This New Device Is Revolutionizing Breast Surgery at Fox Chase Cancer Center

The center is now using SmartClip Soft Tissue Marker, which provides 3D, GPS-like navigation to help surgeons extract tumors with more precision.


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We Shouldn’t Be Surprised by COVID-19 Variants, Says Penn Coronavirus Expert

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You Can Order an At-Home COVID-19 Test on GoPuff

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This New Device Is Revolutionizing Breast Surgery at Fox Chase Cancer Center

The center is now using SmartClip Soft Tissue Marker, which provides 3D, GPS-like navigation to help surgeons extract tumors with more precision.

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You Can Order an At-Home COVID-19 Test on GoPuff

The saliva-based test will be delivered to your door in 30 minutes or less.

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NextUp: The Philly-Area Company Developing New Treatment Options for Advanced Cancers

Launched at Penn’s UPstart incubator, Haddonfield’s Linnaeus Therapeutics is in the early stages of clinical trials for an anti-cancer drug.

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We Shouldn’t Be Surprised by COVID-19 Variants, Says Penn Coronavirus Expert

Microbiologist Susan Weiss explains why SARS-CoV-2 mutated, how these variants are different, and what it means for vaccines.

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Behind the Scenes of the First COVID-19 Vaccination at Einstein Medical Center

An up-close look at what’s hopefully the beginning of the end of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Vaccine Expert Paul Offit Answers Our Burning COVID-19 Vaccine Questions

The director of CHOP’s Vaccine Education Center talks side effect anxiety, distribution timelines, and why there’s just no arguing with anti-vaxxers.



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Philly’s COVID Vaccinations Could Begin as Early as Next Week

Health commissioner Tom Farley says the first rounds of COVID-19 vaccination will be allocated to health-care workers. But with doses scarce for now, even they might not all be vaccinated by the end of the year.

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How Philly’s Bioscience Sector Is Driving the City’s Next Big Real Estate Boom

More than a million square feet of lab space are under construction to house the region’s leading life sciences companies and biotech entrepreneurs.

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Here’s How the City Is Preparing to Distribute a COVID-19 Vaccine Once One Is Ready

Several vaccines for the novel coronavirus could be ready by mid-December. Here’s what — and how long — it’ll take to make them accessible to those who need them.

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Penn Is Enrolling Pregnant Women in a COVID-19 Clinical Trial. Here’s Why That’s Important

Of the 900 COVID-19 clinical trials launched around the world, very few have been related to pregnancy — even though pregnant women are more likely to have worse outcomes from the virus than non-pregnant women.

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NextUp: The Company Working to Prevent Respiratory Failure in COVID-19 Patients

NeuroRX has a history of pursuing treatments for illnesses abandoned by others. Their latest drug had been shelved for 20 years until they unearthed it this March.


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This Philly Scientist’s Technology Helped Make the Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Possible

Drew Weissman, a professor of infectious diseases at the University of Pennsylvania whose technology the promising vaccine is based on, explains how it works.

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Meet the Founder of Philly’s First Black-Owned Biotech Manufacturer

Tia Lyles-Williams, CEO of LucasPye Bio, is carving a path to bring more affordable drugs to market — and to make her industry more inclusive.

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Look Inside Philly’s New Mobile COVID-19 Testing Trucks

Vybe Urgent Care and Aardvark Mobile Health have teamed up with the City of Philadelphia to bring COVID-19 testing to you. 

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It’s November and We Still Don’t Have a Coronavirus Vaccine

Here’s a look at how far Philly companies have gotten in the development process — and how far there is yet to go.

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