Experts weigh in on the often misconstrued form of resistance to the spread of infectious disease and explain why it might not be the best way to bring the COVID-19 pandemic to an end.
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From fighting autoimmune diseases to destroying tumors, these are the bold ideas bubbling up from the city’s burgeoning scene.
They’re in uncharted territory, launching as many as 30 clinical trials just in the last 30 days.
The Plymouth Meeting biotech company’s vaccine has attracted the attention of world health experts and is already being tested in humans.
The results of some studies are still being recorded on paper. These local companies have developed the tools to change that.
Thomas Jefferson University population health expert David Nash wants to enlist people who’ve lost jobs to the shutdown.
Here are the local companies in the race to stop the spread of COVID-19.
From repurposed drugs to blood plasma infusions, these developments could save the world’s most at-risk COVID-19 patients.
Swarthmore professor Syon Bhanot on how to help the defiant make smarter choices.
Special allowances for cannabis businesses, like delivery and curbside pick-up, could boost the sector long after the COVID-19 pandemic is over.
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.
But these portable hospital rooms invented by a Drexel alum might.
Chimeron Bio’s technology could make a future coronavirus vaccine more accessible to patients and cheaper for companies to produce.
Two doctors explain the future course the virus could take — depending on how society responds.
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.