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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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NextHealth PHL

5 Questions About Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate, Answered

Over the weekend, Johnson & Johnson announced promising results from the third and final phase of clinical trials for its single-shot COVID-19 vaccine candidate. The […]

City Life

Got a Shot From Philly Fighting COVID? Here’s What to Do Now

In the days since the city cut ties with Philly Fighting COVID, the since-disgraced start-up that ran Philadelphia’s first mass-vaccination clinic at the Pennsylvania Convention […]

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City Life

One Reason I Hope We Never Stop Wearing Masks

Last year, I opened an email from someone I had met in person exactly once. She was responding to a work-related inquiry I’d sent. “I […]

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Philadelphia Wedding

17 Incredible Philadelphia-Area Micro-Wedding Venues

  Micro, mini, tiny, intimate, petite — no matter how you define it, your Big Day is likely to be on the small side through […]

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NextHealth PHL

This Little Plastic Clip Serves as a Mini Aromatherapy Diffuser for Your Mask

Five years ago, Dr. Mark-Alan Pizzini, anesthesiologist and head of perio-operative services at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, noticed that during surgeries, the operating staff around […]

City Life

Who, Exactly, Is Philly Fighting COVID?

Andrei Doroshin is 22 years old, working toward his degree at Drexel, and a C-suite executive in three different businesses: a real estate firm (CEO), […]

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NextHealth PHL

A Penn Behavioral Economist on Ways Philly Could Speed Up COVID-19 Vaccinations

Though multiple COVID-19 vaccines are currently being distributed and administered across the United States, the overall rollout has been slow and uncoordinated. This has presented […]

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City Life

Philadelphia Health Department Severs Relationship with Philly Fighting COVID

The city health department is severing its vaccine partnership with Philly Fighting COVID effective immediately, spokesperson Jim Garrow said in a statement on Monday evening. […]

City Life

Has Philly Turned a COVID Corner? This Pandemic Modeling Expert Is Optimistic

David Rubin of the CHOP Policy Lab, along with a team of 15 researchers, has been modeling the course of the pandemic nationwide for months. […]

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NextHealth PHL

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

Getting tested for COVID-19 has become commonplace in our pandemic lives — so much so that Philadelphia boasts more than 50 testing sites plus a number […]

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Philadelphia Wedding

11 Philly Planners Share Their Smart Tips for Pandemic Wedding Planning

The Philly wedding industry learned a lot in 2020 as professionals and couples dealt with the ramifications of COVID-19. Planners helped duos reschedule, then do […]

City Life

Here’s Who’s Next in Line to Get the COVID Vaccine

1. The list of Philadelphians eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine is about to get a lot bigger. Health commissioner Thomas Farley announced the next group […]

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NextHealth PHL

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

Almost one month ago, the first COVID-19 vaccines rolled out across America — a glimmer of hope at the end of a devastating year. As […]

City Life

Why Is Most of Philly’s COVID-19 Vaccine Still Sitting in Storage?

The nationwide rollout of a coronavirus vaccine was never going to be easy. That much we knew. But if the obvious problem was thought to […]

City Life

Happy 2021! You Can Go to the Museum Again!

We’re four days into 2021, and we’ve gotta be honest: It doesn’t feel that different from 2020, does it? The Eagles are a laughingstock; the […]