Philadelphia is ending its indoor mask mandate, health officials said on April 21, reversing the city’s decision just days after imposing the order.

The BA.2 Omicron subvariant of the coronavirus is responsible for 86% of U.S. COVID-19 cases and more than 90% of infections in the Northeast, according to data on April 12 from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Philadelphia will again require masks in indoor public settings such as restaurants, schools and businesses starting next week, the city said on April 11, responding to what appears to be a fresh wave of coronavirus transmissions.

GlaxoSmithKline announced the British pharma leader’s intention to leave the sprawling campus in Research Triangle Park, N.C. for the more compact confines of a downtown Durham, N.C. space.

Philadelphia, also known as Cellicon Valley, has become a lynchpin hub for cell and gene therapy in the United States. As one of the fastest-growing hubs in the country, there is a growing demand for new lab space to accommodate merging and expanding companies.

PRECISIONscientia announced the Pennsylvania-based full-service medical communications agency is an honoree in the Philadelphia Business Journal’s 2021 Best Places to Work Awards in the large company category. Voted by the people who know them best—its employees—the award celebrates the top companies in the Greater Philadelphia area. This marks the second consecutive year that PRECISIONscientia made the annual list.

CEO Usama Malik is leading an exciting period of growth for Fore Biotherapeutics as the company evolves as a leader in precision oncology with its unique business model and ability to deliver the right therapies to currently underserved patients.

Life sciences jobs are booming in several regions around the United States. One is the Pacific Northwest, specifically Oregon; another is the Philadelphia area. BioSpace takes a look.

Liguori Academy and CMI/Compas Partner to Build Library for Students PHILADELPHIA – November 18, 2020 – Liguori Academy, a nonprofit private high school committed to serving the community, has launched a campaign to build a library for its students, with the support of longtime partner CMI/Compas, strategic media agency and part of WPP (NYSE:WPP). The […]

Several U.S. governors, from the coastal states of New Jersey and California to the heartland of Iowa and Ohio, acted to restrict gatherings and boost face-coverings in confronting a coronavirus surge they warned is out of control.