Vaccines

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City Life

Philly Bar Owner Says He’ll Require Vaccine Passports From All Customers

It happened over the weekend. I got a text from the owner of a bar in Philadelphia that’s been closed since March of 2020. He […]

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City Life

Got Your COVID-19 Vaccine? These Are the Freebies and Perks Around Philly You Should Know About

Beer, donuts, gift cards and more! Businesses and health experts around Philadelphia have been ramping up efforts to incentivize residents to get a COVID-19 vaccine […]

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NextHealth PHL

Everything You Need to Know About the Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine and Kids, According to an Epidemiologist

As early as this week, the FDA is expected to authorize Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for emergency-use authorization in adolescents ages 12 to 15, and on […]

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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City Life

30 Years Ago, a Philly Church Refused to Vaccinate Its Kids Against Measles. The Results Were Deadly

Bob Ross remembers the moment vividly. The date was January 16, 1991, the same day that then-President George H.W. Bush launched Operation Desert Storm, the […]

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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

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

NextHealth PHL

Philly’s COVID Vaccinations Could Begin as Early as Next Week

Usually, the weekly press conference held by Mayor Jim Kenney and health commissioner Tom Farley on the state of coronavirus in Philly is full of […]

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NextHealth PHL

Here’s How the City Is Preparing to Distribute a COVID-19 Vaccine Once One Is Ready

After months of clinical trials, several vaccines for COVID-19 could be ready for distribution as early as December. Moderna, the Pfizer and BioNTech team, and […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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We Mapped All the Places You Can Get a Flu Shot in Philadelphia

Fall season is officially here, which conjures autumnal “f” words — flannel, firepits, football, and that dreadful one, flu. The CDC advises that everyone six […]