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Covid

01/17/23 9:36pm
The new COVID-19-related policy has impacted international students at Penn and their plans to return home over winter break.
12/11/22 2:00pm
Beginning the spring semester with remote learning and double-masking, Penn students returned in the fall to pre-pandemic levels of restriction.
11/30/22 10:54pm
The lawsuit's plaintiffs alleged that Penn “breached a contract” when it transitioned to remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, demanding a refund for a portion of their tuition for the spring 2020 semester. 
11/14/22 1:01am
The study found that people who demonstrated conspiratorial thinking before the pandemic were more likely to believe conspiracy theories regarding COVID-19.
10/24/22 5:41pm
The booster clinic will take place from Nov. 3 to Nov. 4. It will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days.
09/19/22 11:01pm
The store will close in late February and the new location will open in early March. The two-floor Chestnut street property is a decrease in retail space from 24,000 to 19,000 square feet. 
09/16/22 12:12am
The annual survey found that nearly 1 in 4 Philadelphians over the age of 16 worked from home in 2021 — a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic — compared to only 1 in 20 that did so in 2019.
09/13/22 11:29pm
The chewing gum, designed by the School of Dental Medicine researcher Henry Daniell, has the ability to block the transmission of COVID-19.
09/02/22 12:24am
Moderna claimed that Pfizer-BioNTech violated its intellectual property by developing COVID-19 vaccines using this technology during the pandemic.
08/04/22 12:25am
The fall semester will continue Penn’s summer COVID-19 protocols that lifted mandatory testing and the universal mask mandate in classrooms.
08/01/22 1:15pm
The mask protocol change was announced in a University-wide email among a number of COVID-19 policy updates, including the discontinuation of PennOpen Pass on Aug. 8.
06/23/22 12:04am
The proceeds will fund an expansion of scientific and medical research at the University specifically in gene therapy. 
06/02/22 2:26pm
Philadelphia's Department of Public Health launched an application for free rapid COVID-19 tests for events.
05/26/22 12:14am
All University testing will now be conducted at the new PennCares testing site on 3734 Spruce Street.
05/11/22 12:42pm
Relive the Class of 2022's senior year, in which the University transitioned back to in-person life and Penn's administration underwent major shakeups.
05/11/22 12:42pm
Relive the Class of 2022's junior year at Penn, which featured two fully virtual semesters as well as celebrations following Joe Biden's the election as president.
05/11/22 12:41pm
Relive the Class of 2022's sophomore year at Penn, which was marked by the COVID-19 pandemic turning the world upside down.
04/29/22 1:30pm
Several delays have occurred in mandating vaccination for these union employees.
04/27/22 12:23am
A total of 304 community members tested positive for COVID-19 last week — down 479 from the week before — during the five-day period when indoor masks were required in public spaces. 
04/25/22 12:07am
The change in COVID-19 masking policy came five days after Penn and the City of Philadelphia began enforcing an indoor mask mandate in non-classroom settings.