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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.

penn Convalescent plasma
NextHealth PHL

Penn Is Enrolling Pregnant Women in a COVID-19 Clinical Trial. Here’s Why That’s Important

Remember convalescent plasma? Early in the pandemic, researchers had the idea of gathering blood plasma from patients who’d recovered from COVID-19. They presumed those patients […]

NextHealth PHL

NextUp: The Company Working to Prevent Respiratory Failure in COVID-19 Patients

“NextUp” is a weekly NextHealth PHL feature that highlights the local leaders, organizations and research shaping the Greater Philadelphia region’s life sciences ecosystem. Email [email protected] with pitches […]

bobby henon doing an indoor gym workout without a COVID mask inside Dan Campos Fitness in Philadelphia
City Life

Councilman Bobby Henon Proves Why Philly Gyms Need to Be Shut Down

On Monday, Philadelphia announced new COVID restrictions and prohibitions, including a complete ban on indoor workouts and classes at Philadelphia gyms. Some gym owners and […]

friends enjoying an outdoor thanksgiving, which you can't really do in Philadelphia thanks to new COVID restriction
City Life

Yes, Even Your Outdoor Socially Distanced Thanksgiving Party Is Banned

Take a look at the people in this photo. See how they’re all enjoying their outdoor Thanksgiving? Great food. Great friends. Some wine. Some beer. […]

a COVID sign in Philadelphia, which has just announced new Philadelphia COVID restrictions
City Life

Philly Enacts Long New List of COVID Rules, Restrictions and Outright Prohibitions

UPDATE: The city says that even outdoor Thanksgiving dinner parties are banned. For the full story, click here. Amid surging COVID cases in Philadelphia, Mayor […]

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NextHealth PHL

This Philly Scientist’s Technology Helped Make the Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Possible

This week, American pharmaceutical corporation Pfizer and German biotechnology company BioNTech released preliminary results from their Phase III clinical trial that showed the companies’ vaccine candidate […]

NextHealth PHL

Look Inside Philly’s New Mobile COVID-19 Testing Trucks

COVID-19 testing in Philadelphia just got more accessible. Vybe Urgent Care and Aardvark Mobile Health recently teamed up with the City of Philadelphia to expand […]

holiday health advice halloween thanksgiving christmas
NextHealth PHL

How to Celebrate Fall and Winter Holidays Safely During a Pandemic

Holidays and COVID-19 do not get along. Over the past seven months, on nearly every major public holiday, it seems people have been unable to […]

doobies owner patti brett in front of her philadelphia dive bar, which she is trying to save with a gofundme me campaign
Foobooz

Philly Dive Bar Doobies Raises More than $27,000 In Two Days to Save Itself from Closing

When your average bar is about to go under, it just goes under. Oh, a handful of people will be sad. There may be a […]

mbf therapeutics
NextHealth PHL

NextUp: The Company Developing Next-Generation COVID-19 Vaccines

“NextUp” is a weekly NextHealth PHL feature that highlights the local leaders, organizations and research shaping the Greater Philadelphia region’s life sciences ecosystem. Email [email protected] with pitches […]

philadelphia chef marc vetri, who says we should double capacity at the Linc for Eagles games
City Life

Sorry, Marc Vetri, But Philly Isn’t Buying Your COVID Advice

I don’t know about you, but when I want the latest information on COVID-19, I turn to self-appointed public health expert Marc Vetri, M.D. The […]

herd immunity
NextHealth PHL

Q&A: Everything You Need to Know About Herd Immunity and COVID-19

As COVID-19 infections continue to rise, nearly everyone is seeking answers as to what might bring the pandemic to an end. One popular theory is […]

City Life

A New Report Shows Precisely How the PPP Program Failed Philly

Despite the mixed messaging coming from the President’s Twitter account — “I have instructed my representatives to stop negotiating until after the election” one minute […]

a photo of the eagles playing the steelers, and if you want tickets to see the eagles play the steelers this sunday, you will have to fork out a lot of money
City Life

If You’re Willing to Pay “Completely Insane” Prices, You Can Go to the Eagles Game on Sunday

On Friday, a new order from Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf and Health Secretary Rachel Levine goes into effect. The order changes the rules for public […]

Zavino owner Greg Dodge, who is accused of fraudulently obtaining a $223,700 PPP loan under the federal CARES Act
Foobooz

Zavino Owner Greg Dodge Is Accused of Fraudulently Obtaining a $223,700 PPP Loan

Greg Dodge, the restaurateur behind Zavino and Tredici Enoteca, is now the subject of not one but two federal lawsuits against him. We told you […]