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Philadelphia is tracking the latest Philadelphia coronavirus news, including breaking information about COVID-19 in the region and helpful guides and tools to navigate the crisis. You can find the latest CDC recommendations on coronavirus here. For more information on debunked myths surrounding the disease, look here. To learn more about the Philly biotech company that’s working on a vaccine for COVID-19, read more here. To read our latest coverage on coronavirus in Philadelphia, check the links below.

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City Life

The Bizarre, Infuriating Story of Philly Fighting COVID’s Meteoric Rise and Swift Fall

It was nearing 7 p.m. at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, and Philly Fighting COVID had a problem. The group, an ambitious and energetic start-up run […]

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NextHealth PHL

New Study Examines How Halting Evictions Helped Reduce the Spread of COVID-19 in Philly

It goes without saying that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on unemployment across the United States. According to a report by the […]

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City Life

What Is Pandemic Life Doing to Our Kids? Maybe Not What We Think

The moms are very worried. Since March of 2020 — when schools started closing and COVID got real — you can find them (okay, us) […]

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City Life

In Their Own Words: 7 Philly Kids Write About Their Pandemic Experiences

Last year, Mighty Writers, a Philly-based nonprofit devoted to boosting students’ literacy and writing skills, asked its writers to reflect on the pandemic. The results […]

City Life

Vaccinations Are Increasing, But Philly’s COVID-19 Cases Have Stopped Declining. What Gives?

As the pandemic has ebbed and flowed, we’ve checked in on occasion with the researchers from the CHOP Policy Lab, who have been tracking the […]

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NextHealth PHL

Rutgers Scientists Have Developed a Rapid Test That Detects COVID-19 Variants

Since late last year, new variants of SARS-CoV-2 have been identified circulating across the globe. While variants are expected when it comes to coronaviruses, these […]

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City Life

City Map Shows Inequalities In COVID Vaccinations in Philadelphia

A newly updated map published by Philadelphia’s Department of Health shows inequalities in who is receiving the COVID vaccine in Philadelphia. The color code on […]

Skippack pharmacist Mayank Amin aka Dr. Mak carrying materials for his COVID vaccine clinic
City Life

This Pharmacist Is Using His Event-Planning Background to Vaccinate Thousands. In a Cape.

Born and raised in Lansdale, Skippack pharmacist Mayank Amin, whose patients refer to him simply as “Dr. Mak,” has lately been the subject of national […]

City Life

Inspector General: City Failed to Properly Vet Philly Fighting COVID

In the aftermath of the Philly Fighting COVID vaccine-clinic scandal, there was one main question on everyone’s mind: How the hell did this happen? Health […]

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Philadelphia Wedding

Mann Center Reopening for Weddings, Family Reunions, or Any Other Outdoor Events You Can Dream Up

Since 2019, the Mann Center has been a popular wedding venue for music-loving couples wanting to say “I do.” It was also a longtime staple […]

City Life

Didn’t Get an Email After Submitting a Vaccine Interest Form? The City Promises You’re on the List

Philadelphia’s vaccine rollout has been — how to put this charitably? — a national embarrassment. The first online form where people could register their interest […]

City Life

Vaxathon Reveals There’s More to the Narrative About Black Americans and the COVID Vaccine

As the saying goes: If you build it, they will come — and last weekend, with its 24-hour “Vaxathon,” the Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium built […]

City Life

Here’s Where to Get a COVID Vaccination in Philly

If you’re reading this, we have good news to share: You can officially get the coronavirus vaccine. On April 16th, health commissioner Thomas Farley announced […]

City Life

The City Now Has a (Very Tentative) Timeline for When You’ll Be Vaccinated

The experts have been saying for a few weeks now that COVID-19 trends for Philadelphia look good. The latest computer models predicted declines in cases, […]

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City Life

Urban Outfitters HQ Employees Say They’re Forced to Work In-Person During COVID

Urban Outfitters has never sounded like a great place to work. There are the employee lawsuits, like the Main Line mom who claimed Urban Outfitters […]