The Omicron variant, which was first identified in Botswana and South Africa, could be more contagious than other variants and less susceptible to vaccines.
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.
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.
The statement also noted high levels of anxiety for young people coinciding with the pandemic, and discussed the 3% national decline in suicides.
The study revealed that even common, low-risk procedures such as pacemakers or defibrillators are contributing to the national opioid crisis.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Maria Paula Romo was dismissed by the Ecuadorian Assembly for her oversight of the government's allegedly abusive response to protests.
Students said they enjoyed the ability to have an open conversation with others who hold different viewpoints.
Oz is a surgeon and TV personality that gained fame in the 2000s as a frequent guest on the Oprah Winfrey show.
The study assessed insomnia, loneliness, and depressive symptoms in the patient cohort at visits before and after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
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
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.
Wragan, who majors in neuroscience at Penn, plans to continue studying neuroscience and chronic pain at Trinity College Dublin in Ireland.
The review assessed the Madison Police Department's response to George Floyd protests to improve the department's response to future protests.
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.
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.