Microbiologist Susan Weiss explains why SARS-CoV-2 mutated, how these variants are different and what it means for vaccines.
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B.PHL Festival Addresses Challenges to Health-Care Delivery and Maintaining Public Health Amid COVID-19
From enforcing mandatory masking to avoiding health-care employee burnout, experts explored the path forward for Philadelphia’s health-care industry beyond the pandemic.
Marijuana law experts and advocates weigh in on six things lawmakers should keep top of mind amid the movement to legalize weed.
The Chadds Ford-based company has developed a technology that makes it easy to separate, identify, and analyze molecules that other instruments fail to detect.
Unlike SXSW and other big festivals, B.PHL’s planners say canceling was not an option. Here’s how they made the switch to online in a pinch.
MB Dental Solutions has created a tool that enables dentists to perform routine care while protecting patients from potential exposure to COVID-19.
There are many places where you can get tested for coronavirus in Philadelphia. Here’s the information you’ll need to choose the right one.
The local company created digital tools that make it easier for patients to commute to doctor visits. During the pandemic, they’ve also helped health workers get to their jobs.
Local health experts weigh in on what it would mean to declare racism a public health emergency and what our officials can do to ensure health equity now.
Amid a widespread freeze of clinical research due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this local company has continued progress toward a potential cure for Friedreich’s ataxia (FA).
A New $10M Program Will Improve Access to STEM Opportunities for Women, Black and Latinx Students in Philly
The initiative led by GlaxoSmithKline will fund programs that close gaps in the region’s workforce pipeline and give career opportunities to underrepresented groups in science, technology, engineering and math.
While the city waited for funding, this Philly surgeon launched her own program to bring free coronavirus testing to the Black community. But it’s hardly the first time in her life she’s stepped up.
MR-guided focused ultrasound therapy is now covered by Medicare, giving millions of patients access to a minimally invasive treatment for the world’s most common movement disorder.
Researchers from Integral Molecular discuss the differences between coronavirus strains and what the latest mutation could mean for COVID-19 vaccine development.