7073彩票登录Tom Avril writes about scientific research in the Philly region, with an emphasis on findings that can impact everyday lives.

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Your coronavirus questions answered: How is it different from flu? Can kids go outside to play during ‘social distancing’?

Coronavirus symptoms are distinct from seasonal flu in some ways, the same in others.

Coronavirus could mean even hospital-rich Philly won’t have enough intensive-care beds, experts warn

If too many patients develop severe symptoms from the coronavirus, hospitals may run short of ventilators and staff to operate them, physicians say.

Trump ends all travel from Europe to the U.S.; NBA suspends season; Penn, Temple moving all classes online for rest of semester due to the coronavirus

As the number of cases continued to creep up Wednesday, President Trump delivered a televised national address and major institutions began shutting down anything involving travel. The NBA suspended its season.

What should hospitals do when the doctors, nurses, and support staff get sick from coronavirus?

Hospitals may suggest that you postpone that back surgery, or consult your doctor by video chat. In New Jersey, hospitals will limit visitors to protect patients and staff.

If coronavirus cases surge in Philadelphia, city wants to use shuttered Hahnemann property

The facility could be used for a variety of services to relieve strain on the health care system, not necessarily for the treatment of patients infected with the coronavirus, officials said.

Coronavirus sends CHOP-King of Prussia cardiologist to Philadelphia hospital

The doctor, who recently had traveled to another country where the virus is circulating, is one of 10 Pennsylvania residents — including seven in Montgomery County — who have tested positive for the virus at a state laboratory.

Coronavirus has shut down schools and events. Here’s why that helps, short- and long-term.

The concept is called social distancing, and it can reduce the total number of infections, if the timing is right.

Second coronavirus case identified in New Jersey

Both patients were identified in Bergen County.

No, the coronavirus is not killing 3.4% of patients. Here's why.

We know how many people have died from the virus, but we don't know the total number of patients. That will change.

No coronavirus for the Philadelphia patient, but now there’s another possible case

The possible case announced Tuesday is in the clear. But now there's another one.