Aubrey covers the opioid epidemic in the Philadelphia region.

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Biden’s COVID-19 task force includes physicians from Philly and Princeton with long public health resumés

Ezekiel Emanuel, a University of Pennsylvania oncologist and medical ethics expert, and Julie Morita, the executive vice president of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, were named Monday.

Philly’s daily COVID-19 case count hits high point of entire pandemic; Pa. sets another case record

As Health Commissioner Thomas Farley called this "possibly the worst period of the entire epidemic," Municipal Court extended eviction protections for renters who have lost income during the crisis.

Protesters march in Center City amid election demonstrations and release of bodycam footage of Walter Wallace Jr.'s killing by police

The afternoon saw hundreds peacefully gathering in Center City, moving from a “Count Every Vote” rally on Independence Mall to City Hall.

Pa. is now pivotal for both candidates as Trump wins Florida; counties continue 24/7 counts, but full results may take days

Former vice president Joe Biden told supporters early Wednesday that he was "on track" to prevail and urged patience, while President Donald Trump falsely claimed he had already won.

COVID-19 hospitalizations in Pa. and N.J. double over past month; N.J. tweaks restrictions on malls and stadiums; Friendly’s to sell locations, file for bankruptcy

Pennsylvania reported more than 15,000 new COVID-19 cases last week, the most of any week during the pandemic and over 3,600 more cases than the previous week.

Break-ins at dozens of Philly pharmacies have owners — and customers — shaken

Pharmacies have been hit hard by break-ins in the past week.

As COVID-19 cases rise in Philly, doctors help care homes and addiction rehabs navigate outbreaks

People in care facilities are particularly vulnerable to COVID-19, both because of their communal living setting and medical conditions that might make them more subsceptible to the virus.

The police killing of Walter Wallace Jr. feels far too familiar to a weary West Philly community

The killing of Walter Wallace Jr. and ensuing police response to protests raises echoes of the late spring chaos on 52nd Street.

Penn State students may face discipline over football gatherings; Temple will delay start of spring semester as COVID-19 cases climb in Pa.

Pennsylvania is now averaging 1,769 new COVID-19 cases day, the highest at any point during the pandemic, with no sign of slowing down.