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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.
12/03/21 8:27pm
Biden attended CHOP's vaccine clinic at the Nicholas and Athena Karabots Pediatric Care Center, where she spoke with young children who just received the vaccine and their families.
12/02/21 11:23pm
Temple senior Samuel Sean Collington, who was set to graduate in the spring, suffered fatal gunshot wounds during an attempted robbery near the North Philadelphia campus.
12/02/21 11:23pm
The statement also noted high levels of anxiety for young people coinciding with the pandemic, and discussed the 3% national decline in suicides.
12/02/21 11:22pm
The study revealed that even common, low-risk procedures such as pacemakers or defibrillators are contributing to the national opioid crisis. 
12/02/21 7:08pm
Penn students who interned in the public sector discussed the value of building connections and the ability to move between the public and private sectors.
12/02/21 6:35pm
While some universities in the Philadelphia region have seen a significant early rise in flu cases, Penn has only seen "a couple cases" of the flu on-campus.
12/02/21 12:10am
When the University switched the air conditioning systems to heating systems in mid-October, students living in high rises and New College House West experienced temperatures reaching what they said felt too warm.
12/02/21 12:10am
The Data Driven Discovery Initiative will provide funding for postdocs to conduct data science research and offer grants for faculty and students partnered with agencies.
12/02/21 12:07am
Maria Paula Romo was dismissed by the Ecuadorian Assembly for her oversight of the government's allegedly abusive response to protests.
12/02/21 12:06am
Students said they enjoyed the ability to have an open conversation with others who hold different viewpoints.
12/01/21 11:47pm
Oz is a surgeon and TV personality that gained fame in the 2000s as a frequent guest on the Oprah Winfrey show.
11/30/21 10:38pm
The study assessed insomnia, loneliness, and depressive symptoms in the patient cohort at visits before and after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
11/30/21 12:51am
Philadelphia City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart discussed her responsibilities as city controller, her involvement in criminal justice reform efforts, and her experiences as a woman in politics at the event
11/29/21 11:28pm
The research team used county-level demographics and other factors, including a county’s median household income, population size, and racial demographics, to correct the dataset.
11/29/21 11:26pm
Wragan, who majors in neuroscience at Penn, plans to continue studying neuroscience and chronic pain at Trinity College Dublin in Ireland.
11/29/21 11:24pm
The review assessed the Madison Police Department's response to George Floyd protests to improve the department's response to future protests.
11/29/21 10:50pm
Researchers examine how successfully social spambots — automated social media accounts that emulate humans — can mimic 17 human attributes, including age, gender, personality, sentiment, and emotion.
11/29/21 10:46pm
The district has decided to send approximately 50 employees from administrative offices around the city to teach and provide support to schools that are struggling with the staffing issue.