I write about a wide range of virus-related topics, including health care workers, vaccine distribution, and the effects of the coronavirus.

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After a year of pandemic, wearing masks outdoors is up for debate

Even as the city holds firm with its mask mandates, Philadelphians are making their own decisions about whether to mask or not.

After Derek Chauvin is found guilty of murdering George Floyd, Philadelphians and officials say verdict was ‘justice’

The former Minneapolis police officer was convicted of second-degree murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter.

Philadelphia to close FEMA vaccine site at the Convention Center in light of Derek Chauvin verdict

The FEMA site at the Convention Center is usually in operation for 12 hours a day, seven days a week.

Philly’s biggest COVID-19 vaccination clinic will get more doses in response to the J&J pause

FEMA is committing to supply two-thirds of the doses used at the Pennsylvania Convention Center through late May.

Scrambled plans, delays, and new fears accompany J&J COVID-19 vaccination pause across Philly region

A halt to distribution of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine puts added pressure on the region as COVID-19 cases rise.

Abre centro de vacunación masiva en Esperanza cuando disminuye el suministro de la vacuna J&J

La ciudad se prepara para que todos los adultos tengan acceso a vacunarse justo cuando el suministro de dosis J&J está en declive. FEMA no continuará distribuyéndolas en el Centro de Convenciones.

North Philly mass vaccination site opens as city prepares for steep drop in J&J doses

As the city prepares to make vaccine available to all adults, vaccine supplies are declining and FEMA says it will not keep supplying doses at the Convention Center.

Pa. Congress members seek White House help to keep Philly’s largest vaccine provider open

If the federally run mass clinic at the Pennsylvania Convention Center closes, the city will lose access to about 42,000 doses per week.