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Penn Engineers Create Groundbreaking $2 Portable Zika Test

Engineers at the University of Pennsylvania may be on to something groundbreaking. They created a simple $2 portable Zika virus test that can work without […]

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Business

Interview: How This Homegrown Philly Biotech Co. Is Leading the World On a Zika Vaccine

The Zika virus is showing no signs of slowing down. Most recently, the virus has caused an uptick in the number of women seeking abortions […]

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City Life

First Confirmed Zika Virus Case in Chester County

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed the first case of Zika virus in Chester County. The woman had recently traveled to the Dominican […]

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City Life

Baby Girl Born With Zika at N.J. Hospital

A mother diagnosed with the Zika virus gave birth Tuesday in a New Jersey hospital to a baby who appears to have contracted the disease, […]

City Life

NATIONAL NEWS: Pope Francis Disappoints With Trans Comments

Pope Francis makes discouraging remarks about trans youth identity and same-sex marriage. Pope Francis has disappointed members of the Catholic church on matters pertaining to […]

Be Well Philly

The Checkup: The No-Excuses Ab Exercise You Can Do Anywhere

• If you are oh-so-tired of planks, try this no-equipment, standing ab exercise that will give you the burn of a plank, minus the sore […]

Be Well Philly

Penn Survey: Zika Has People Really (Really) Confused 

If the latest survey on Zika performed by Penn’s Annenberg Public Policy Center is any indication, people are really confused about the virus.

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City

First Case of Zika Virus Spotted in Montgomery County

The Zika virus is in Montgomery County. Health officials in the suburban Philadelphia county announced today they’d confirmed the first case of Zika in a […]

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City Life

First Confirmed Case of Zika in Philadelphia

One year ago, if you asked the average American if they knew what Zika was, they probably would have stared at you blankly. But now […]

Be Well Philly

CHOP Doc on Zika: “Most People in the U.S. Have Little Reason to Worry” 

When it comes to the Zika virus — the mosquito-borne virus that’s been affecting much of Central America and South America in the past few […]