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Penn doctor raises $500,000 for Indian hospitals battling COVID-19 surge

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The polio vaccine mess holds lessons for the lagging COVID-19 vaccination effort

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Penn scientists played critical role in developing mRNA technology used in COVID-19 vaccines

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Philly warehouse worker beats severe COVID-19 with experimental treatment

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Former Tony Fauci trainee steering Jefferson Health through COVID-19 crisis

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Philly health care workers join 'White Coats for Black Lives' demonstration

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Rare disease researcher offers unique perspective on search for COVID-19 treatment

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Jefferson students meeting demand for critical COVID-19 testing component

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La Salle alum producing face shields for Philly medical workers from his Brewerytown apartment

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Pennsylvania distillery pivots to produce hand sanitizer for charity amid coronavirus pandemic

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Philly professor's viral graphic highlights why we need to 'flatten the curve' of coronavirus pandemic

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Jimmy John's hit with FDA warning over links to E. coli, salmonella outbreaks

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Penn researchers developing oral medication to speed up healing of broken bones

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New Netflix drama 'Painkillers' follows the origins of the opioid crisis

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South Jersey native Kelly Ripa opens up about quitting drinking

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Born without a uterus, Philly-area woman births milestone baby thanks to transplant at Penn Medicine

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Jefferson Health patient who lost 150 pounds encourages others to keep their New Year's resolutions

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Temple doctors see hope, heartbreak among migrants at Mexican refugee camp

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