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Polio outbreak in New York a warning sign for Philly, health experts say

Polio Philly

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Colleges need to prepare for monkeypox to spread among students, infectious disease experts say

Monkeypox Temple University

Prevention

Monkeypox vaccines are being rationed to combat the outbreak, but can the strategy work?

monkeypox vaccine rationing

Prevention

The first Lyme disease vaccine in 20 years moves closer to reality

Lyme Disease Vaccine

Prevention

How well do monkeypox vaccines prevent infection? A virologist answers 6 questions about the shots

Monkeypox vaccine

Prevention

Philly is now updating its monkeypox cases, vaccine availability online

Monkeypox Tracker Philadelphia

Illness

Viruses can change your scent to make you more attractive to mosquitoes, new research finds

Mosquito Virus Odor

Prevention

Monkeypox vaccines are now available in Philadelphia; here's how to get an appointment

monkeypox vaccines philly

Illness

Camden county detects its first monkeypox case

Monkeypox Camden County

Illness

Monkeypox does not spread through airborne particles, CDC says

Monkeypox airborne transmission

Children's Health

Super antibodies from pregnant women may help scientists develop new therapies for deadly infections

Pregnant Women Antibodies

Illness

Monkeypox case found in Philadelphia, but officials say virus poses 'extremely low' risk

Monkeypox Philadelphia

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Monkeypox 'very unlikely' to cause a COVID-like outbreak, scientists say

Monkeypox

Children's Health

Babies die as congenital syphilis continues a decade-long surge across the U.S.

Baby in Hospital

Health News

COVID's 'silver lining': Research breakthroughs for chronic disease, cancer and the flu

Long COVID Research

Illness

COVID-19 appears destined to become endemic, but that won't make it harmless

COVID Endemic

Illness

A more contagious omicron strain has scientists fearing another COVID-19 surge

New omicron strain

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Omicron surge may have peaked in the Philly region, but hospitals remain stressed

Philly omicron peak

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Early data suggests omicron variant causes less severe COVID-19, but more research is needed

COVID-19 Vaccine Omicron

Opinion

Yes, we should be keeping the healthier hand-washing habits we developed at the start of the pandemic

Hand Washing Disease Prevention

Prevention

Most people do not need COVID-19 booster shots, vaccine experts argue

Prevention

A combined COVID-19 and flu vaccine may be on the horizon

Illness

A pill to treat COVID-19? Pfizer takes next step in study of Tamiflu-like drug

Prevention

As COVID-19 booster shots near, Penn immunologist explains why he hates the term 'breakthrough infection'

Vaccine Wherry Breakthrough

Illness

Think like a virus to understand why the pandemic isn't over yet – and what the US needs to do to help other countries

Opinion

Can schools require COVID-19 vaccines for students now that Pfizer's shot is authorized for kids 12 and up?

Health Stories

Lung transplants saving severe COVID-19 patients on death's doorstep

Penn Lung Transplant 2

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The coronavirus 'doesn't discriminate by age:' Serious cases on the rise in younger adults

Severe COVID-19 Millennials

Illness

COVID-19 infections accelerating in Philly amid wave of variants

COVID Philly Variants March

Opinion

Why you should get a COVID-19 vaccine – even if you've already had the coronavirus

Health News

Pennsylvania, New Jersey among least COVID-safe states, analysis finds

COVID-19 safety by state

Illness

The coronavirus is here to stay, but it won't be as deadly in the future, scientists say

Illness

Coronavirus variants spreading in New York City, California raise concerns

Prevention

Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine safe and effective, FDA analysis says

Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine

Prevention

People who have had COVID-19 only may need one vaccine dose, studies suggest

Opinion

Herd immunity may be impossible without vaccinating children against COVID-19

Herd Immunity COVID-19

Illness

U.K. coronavirus variant rapidly advancing through the United States

U.K. variant U.S. cases

Prevention

AstraZeneca vaccine mitigates COVID-19 transmission, data suggests

AstraZeneca COVID-19 Spread

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'COVID tongue' may be another early indication of coronavirus infection

Illness

First cases of U.K. coronavirus variant detected in New Jersey

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Temple University begins $10 million COVID-19 testing plan

Temple COVID-19 tests

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The new COVID-19 variant is now in the United States — here's what is known

New COVID-19 strain

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