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Bivalent boosters offer protection against the latest COVID-19 variant, CDC study finds

COVID-19 bivalent booster

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Mumps outbreaks have become more common in recent decades. Scientists are trying to determine why

Mumps post-vaccination immunity

Illness

The mRNA technology used in COVID-19 shots may soon help treat cancer

COVID-19 vaccines mRNA

Prevention

Penn scientists inch closer to universal flu vaccine that could weaken future pandemics

Penn flu vaccine

Prevention

Omicron-specific boosters offer better protection than original COVID-19 vaccine, data shows

COVID-19 Omicron Boosters

Prevention

Moderna's new COVID-19 booster adds significant protection against omicron, company says

Moderna Bivalent Boosters

Illness

Flu season is off to an early start in Philly, but it's hard to predict how it will shape out, officials say

Flu season Philly

Prevention

As RSV cases in the U.S. surge, scientists get closer to a new vaccine

RSV vaccines in development

Children's Health

A spike in respiratory illnesses is filling children's hospitals in Philly

children's hospital bed

Prevention

Booster shots can prevent a winter COVID-19 surge – if people get them

Prevention

Misinformation undercuts COVID-19 vaccine rates of children, report finds

Illness

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

Polio Philly

Prevention

Will omicron-specific booster shots be more effective at combating COVID-19? 5 questions answered

Prevention

COVID-19 booster shots that protect against omicron authorized by FDA

Illness

Philly's monkeypox data reveal racial disparities that recall early COVID-19 response

Monkeypox Outbreak Data Philly

Prevention

Novavax asks FDA to authorize its COVID-19 booster shot

Prevention

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

Prevention

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

Prevention

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

Prevention

Philly is now updating its monkeypox cases, vaccine availability online

Prevention

U.S. records first polio case in nearly a decade; here's an explainer on a virus that once caused widespread panic

Polio vaccines

Prevention

Boost now or wait? Many wonder how best to ride out COVID's next wave

Prevention

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

Prevention

Nasal COVID-19 vaccines may be better at preventing infections, experts say

COVID nasal vaccines

Health News

How Pfizer won the pandemic, reaping outsize profit and influence

Education

Penn's first NFT, a video on COVID-19 vaccine technology, to be auctioned off

Penn NFT COVID vaccine

Prevention

Is the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine better for young children? It's hard to say

COVID-19 vaccines young children

Prevention

Moderna's updated COVID-19 booster offers better protection against omicron, company says

Children's Health

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

Pregnant Women Antibodies

Prevention

Novavax missed its global moonshot but is angling to win over mRNA defectors

Illness

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

Prevention

Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine produces strong immune response in young children, data shows

Performances

Joe Rogan comedy tour comes to Atlantic City for two shows next month

Prevention

Children ages 5-11 now eligible for COVID-19 booster dose, FDA says

Prevention

Why won't more older Americans get their COVID-19 booster shots?

Prevention

Moderna says redesigned COVID-19 vaccine offers stronger protection against variants

Moderna bivalent COVID candidate

Mental Health

Mental illnesses may increase risk for COVID-19 breakthrough cases, study finds

mental health breakthrough covid

Prevention

Do you need a second booster shot? An epidemiologist scoured the latest research and has some answers

Prevention

A single dose of the HPV vaccine may provide ample protection, study finds

HPV vaccination

Government

Philly residents urged to mask up indoors amid uptick in COVID-19 cases

Opinion

Tomorrow's COVID safety guidelines will be different from today's – but that doesn't mean yesterday's were wrong

Prevention

For people who had COVID-19, it only takes one vaccine dose to spur immune response, Temple study finds

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