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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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Philly Coronavirus News: Drexel Hit With Student Class-Action Suit Demanding Tuition Refunds

A roundup of Philly coronavirus news. Drexel Student Files Class-Action Lawsuit Over Coronavirus Campus Changes We were waiting for this to happen. And we have […]

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The Sad, Seemingly Inevitable History of Blaming Pandemics on “Others”

This isn’t David Barnes’s first time at the pandemic rodeo. An associate professor of medicine and public health at Penn, he’s the author of, among […]

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Everyone in Pennsylvania Should Sign Up for a Mail-In Ballot. Here’s How.

Let Wisconsin serve as a warning: You should take all the precautionary measures you can during the COVID-19 pandemic, including during the all-important process of […]

police drag unmasked man off of a septa bus in philadelphia during the coronavirus crisis
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Philly Coronavirus News: SEPTA Changes Rider Mask Policy After Outrage Over Viral Video

A roundup of Philly coronavirus news. SEPTA Passengers No Longer Required to Wear Face Coverings During Coronavirus in Philadelphia It seemed pretty simple. With the […]

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Philly Health-Care Students Are Gathering PPE for Local Medical Workers

Every day, healthcare professionals put their own safety on the line in order to treat patients. Since the start of the coronavirus outbreak, though, the […]

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Coronavirus Wedding Diaries: I’m a Respiratory Therapist, and I’m Getting Married This Fall

Garnet Valley resident and bride-to-be Lauren Thompson is a respiratory therapist at Lankenau Medical Center, and, over the last few months, she has seen firsthand […]

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A Professional Stylist’s Advice for Men’s At-Home Haircuts

It’s been about three weeks since Governor Tom Wolf ordered all non-essential businesses in Pennsylvania to close in response to the coronavirus outbreak. Among those […]

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Philly Health Department Writes Excuse Note for Jen, Nurses Dance to Ciara, and More Good News From This Week

There’s been plenty of bad news in Philly (and everywhere) this week, thanks to the coronavirus. So we wanted to look around and see if […]

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Now We Just Virtually Drop in on Our Friends All the Time

The other day, I sat down to answer an email I’d been meaning to respond to for a week. Just as I opened my laptop, […]

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The Restaurant Industry Already Had a Mental Health Crisis. Coronavirus Is Making it Worse.

On March 19th, just a few days after High Street Hospitality closed its doors, owner Ellen Yin got word that Samuel Howard, an employee at […]

Jim Gardner interviews Mike Pence about the Philadelphia coronavirus crisis
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Philly Coronavirus News: Jim Gardner Interviews Mike Pence About Philly Concerns

A roundup of Philly coronavirus news. Mike Pence Addresses Philly Coronavirus Concerns in Jim Gardner Interview On Wednesday, we told you that the White House […]

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“Because We Are Philadelphia”: Read Mayor Kenney’s Inspiring Message to the City

Fellow Philadelphians: Every year since 2016 I’ve been thrilled to take part in Philly Free Streets as thousands of residents from every neighborhood came out […]

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5 Ways Philly Was Doing Well Before the Pandemic

We’ve written about quite a few Pew reports here at Philly Mag — but none compare to 2020’s, which was released on Wednesday. The report […]

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You Can Forget About an Eagles Season This Year, Says Top Penn Doc Zeke Emanuel

Many local sports fans are still trying to come to terms with the fact that the Philadelphia Phillies haven’t played a single game, thanks to […]

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Philly Coronavirus News: Eerie New Drone Video Perfectly Captures Philly Under Quarantine

A roundup of Philly coronavirus news. New Drone Video Captures Philly Under Coronavirus Quarantine You know the scene in the apocalyptic movie when someone wakes […]