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City Life

Ghost Town Philly, Comcast and the Summer Olympics Postponement, and NJ Coronavirus Numbers Surge

A roundup of Philly coronavirus news. Coronavirus Turns Philly Into a Ghost Town What “a sharp and sudden contrast,” as a colleague of mine put […]

NextHealth PHL

The Coronavirus Outbreak Is Far From Over. But Here’s How It Might End.

As of Monday afternoon, there are 175 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Philadelphia, according to the city’s department of health. There are more than 39,000 […]

NextHealth PHL

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

“Philadelphia Nurses Tell All” is a weekly series that features stories from healthcare professionals about how they are working to combat COVID-19. If you are […]

City Life

Should I Have Called the Cops on My Neighbor’s Party?

I couldn’t sleep. After reading a New York Times article by three Penn doctors saying that a return to normalcy from the COVID-19 pandemic was […]

NextHealth PHL

8 Dangerous Myths About Coronavirus Debunked

Long before the COVID-19 pandemic abruptly disrupted life around the world, America already had a problem with facts and misinformation. Now, with the virus crossing […]

City Life

My Senior Year at Penn Is Over. But I’m Learning to Be Okay With That.

I felt prepared for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) — at least in the beginning.  I’m a Bioengineering major at the University of Pennsylvania, where classes […]

NextHealth PHL

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

The COVID-19 outbreak that began nearly three months ago in Wuhan, China has since affected more than 150,000 people across 131 countries, including the United […]

City Life

I Planned My Granddaughter’s First Birthday Party for Months. Then We Had to #CancelEverything

The plans had been set for a long time. The invitations arrived way back in January, for one o’clock on Saturday, March 14th. My first […]

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City Life

Philly Coronavirus News: The Shutdown Gets Real, The Numbers Grow, The People Need Their Booze

Update: As of 5 p.m. on Monday, dining (or drinking) inside of Philly bars and restaurants has been banned until at least March 27th. Restaurants […]

City Life

Penn’s Rapid Move-Out Plan Puts Heavy Burden on International Students

Update March 16th 5 p.m. On Sunday, the University of Pennsylvania denied Gantulga’s application to remain on campus. In an email, the university wrote, “Your […]

City Life

Q&A: How to Stay Healthy in a Philadelphia Coronavirus Outbreak

As of Monday morning, Pennsylvania and New Jersey are each claiming six presumptive positive cases of coronavirus disease 2019, also known as COVID-19. Pennsylvania reports […]