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12/07/21 10:59pm
The class will travel to the Galápagos Islands for 10 days after final exams to study the relationship between conservation, tourism, and local communities.
12/07/21 5:22pm
The clinic will provide the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to all students, faculty, staff, and postdoctoral students.
12/06/21 11:42pm
The initiative also includes efforts from the Perelman School of Medicine, the Annenberg School for Communication, and the City of Philadelphia.
12/05/21 10:17pm
Countries like New Zealand, Vietnam, and Japan are requiring travelers from the United States to quarantine upon arrival even if they are fully vaccinated.
12/05/21 9:10pm
The Omicron variant, which was first identified in Botswana and South Africa, could be more contagious than other variants and less susceptible to vaccines.
12/02/21 11:24pm
Penn and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are now recommending booster shots in light of the Omicron variant of COVID-19.
11/30/21 9:50pm
The University's COVID-19 positivity rate increased slightly last week, rising from 0.64% between Nov. 14 and Nov. 20 to 0.84% between Nov. 21 and Nov. 27, mimicking a nationwide trend.
11/28/21 10:17pm
At-risk groups include older populations, people with HIV, and those with drug addiction.
11/18/21 11:24pm
The money, intended for “emergency purchases during the COVID-19 pandemic,” was misused, according to Rhynhart. 
11/18/21 9:57pm
The team from the Perelman School of Medicine found two potential pathways to target the two variants of the gene that make some Black Americans more susceptible to COVID-19 and sepsis complications.
11/16/21 11:35pm
Chief Wellness Officer Benoit Dubé said the majority of the cases were linked to either travel to areas with lower vaccination rates or transmission by unvaccinated family members.
11/16/21 10:27pm
Penn Medicine researchers concluded that those who enrolled in COVID Watch benefited from a 68 percent reduction in mortality rate.
11/15/21 11:55pm
The CDC has consistently overcounted the number of adults who have received their first doses and slightly undercounted the number of fully vaccinated adults.
11/14/21 10:52pm
The mask order will remain for now, as Governor Tom Wolf’s administration immediately appealed and subsequently blocked the court’s decision.
11/14/21 4:47pm
The course, PSCI 398: How Washington Really Works, will include students from Penn and George Mason University, and will be co-taught by Emanuel and George Mason University professor Steve Pearlstein. 
11/11/21 9:56pm
Kyle McLemore began planning a scheme to take advantage of COVID-19 relief programs less than a week after he was released from prison, prosecutors alleged.
11/10/21 10:51am
While the overall case count remains low, thousands of students — including 2,856 undergraduates in the College of Arts and Sciences — are at risk of receiving noncompliance red PennOpen Passes on Nov. 16 due to testing noncompliance.
11/08/21 10:23pm
The City of Philadelphia announced that the Health Department is working with vaccine providers to get children vaccinated in the same facilities as adults.
11/03/21 1:06am
More than 9,000 undergraduate and graduate students received red PennOpen Passes for COVID-19 testing noncompliance two weeks ago.
11/03/21 1:03am
The commentary analyzes how conspiracy theorists questioned the trustworthiness and motives of government agencies and officials to portray scientists and health experts as bad actors.