COVID-19 News
COVID-19 News

Health officials say a rise in COVID cases looks more like a ripple than a wave
NPR | April 25, 2022

Covid cases rise in northeast as BA.2 omicron subvariant takes hold
The Washington Post | April 12, 2022

Why Omicron is Putting More Kids in the Hospital
Scientific American | January 25, 2022

Omicron could be peaking in the US – but experts urge caution
The Hill | January 22, 2022

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia: Importance of in-school learning outweighs risks of COVID
6 ABC | January 7, 2022

Omicron Is Not More Severe for Children, Despite Rising Hospitalizations
The New York Times | December 28, 2021

The omicron variant is the latest proof that the pandemic isn’t over
NPR | November 29, 2021

Thanksgiving 2021: Americans weigh how to celebrate safely while coronavirus cases rise
The Washington Post | November 24, 2021

As Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccines Roll Out, Parents Celebrate a Return to Almost-Normal Life
Time Magazine | November 5, 2021

Kids 5-11 In Philadelphia Area Begin Receiving Pfizer’s COVID Vaccine After CDC Approval
CBS Philly | November 2, 2021

Flu and COVID-19 Vaccines Can Be Given On The Same Day: CDC and AAP
NPR | September 10, 2021

Babies, the Delta Variant, and COVID: What Parents Need to Know
NPR | September 9, 2021

Infants May Infect Household Faster Per Study, Prove They Have Role In COVID Transmission
Latin Times | August 19, 2021

Children, COVID-19, and Another Crazy Respiratory Viral Season
Contagion Live | August 21, 2021

Meet the group of Philadelphia teens fighting to stop COVID vaccine misinformation
CBS News | August 10, 2021

The good and the bad: How the vaccines protect our lungs and how the pandemic affects the youth
Optic Flux | August 10, 2021

Philly schools commit to full return to classrooms, won't mandate faculty vaccination
WHYY | July 30, 2021

A COVID vaccine for kids
Penn Today | July 28, 2021

Florida's COVID-19 surge continues: 60% jump in cases this week
News 4 Jax | July 23, 2021

'I'm sufficiently worried:' Doctor says increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations are due to low vaccination rates 
Click Orlando | July 22, 2021

A Talk with Dr. Jeffrey Gerber on the Covid-19 Vaccine for children under 12
Contemporary Pediatrics | June 30, 2021

What parents and kids need to know about getting the Pfizer vaccine
WHYY | May 13, 2021

Less than 43% of adults are vaccinated against COVID-19. Shot coming for kids.
NPR | May 10, 2021

COVID-19 cases in Delaware are starting to drop after spring surge larger than most states
Delaware Online | April 28, 2021

How Will We Know When the Pandemic Is “Over”?
Philadelphia Magazine | April 21, 2021

Vaccination Pace Increases But So Does Rate Of New COVID-19 Cases
NPR | March 29, 2021

Vaccinations Are Increasing, But Philly’s COVID-19 Cases Have Stopped Declining. What Gives?
Philadelphia Magazine | March 23, 2021

Babies Born with COVID Antibodies: Here's What We Know
NBC10 Philadelphia | March 23, 2021

Variants Rise in Some States, Adding Urgency to Vaccine Push
Bloomberg | March 22, 2021

After weeks of declining cases, echoes of hot spots emerge in Upper Midwest, New York City area
The Washington Post | March 16, 2021

World on brink of fourth wave of coronavirus
The Hill | March 7, 2021

What to know about traveling this summer amid the pandemic
ABC News | March 5, 2021

How to Make the Most of the Pod Parties and Zooms We Have Left
Yahoo! | March 4, 2021

At Least 500 Philly Educators Got the Coronavirus Vaccine at CHOP Clinic
NBC10 Philadelphia | February 23, 2021

Reopening Philadelphia’s schools
WHYY | February 18, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccines for Pregnant Moms May Protect Newborns
The Scientist | February 17, 2021

Plummeting Cases in U.S. Show Pathway to Crushing Covid-19
Bloomberg | February 16, 2021

Health Experts Examine Reasons For Drop In COVID-19 Cases
NPR | February 11, 2021

Newborn Babies Can Receive COVID-19 Antibodies From Mothers While in Utero, According to New Penn Study
Philadelphia Magazine | February 9, 2021

Superspreader Sunday? Experts worry Super Bowl parties could trigger coronavirus explosion.
The Washington Post | February 6, 2021

Black babies are twice as likely to be born preterm. CHOP doctors are using COVID-19 to explore why
WHYY | February 5, 2021

Some Good COVID News, For a Change
Philadelphia Magazine | February 4, 2021

Pregnant moms' SARS-CoV-2 antibodies pass to newborns
Futurity | February 4, 2021

Pregnant mothers’ antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 transfer to their fetuses
Penn Live | February 1, 2021

Evidence Builds That Pregnant Women Pass Covid Antibodies to Newborns
The New York Times | January 29, 2021

If you’re pregnant, here’s what you need to know about a new Penn COVID-19 vaccine study
The Philadelphia Inquirer | January 29, 2021

Can moms pass COVID-19 immunity to their newborns? | January 29, 2021

CHOP doctors endorse return to in-person school in Philly area
WHYY | January 22, 2021

Slow vaccine distribution and disappearing local news are crises with a common solution | Opinion
​The Philadelphia Inquirer | January 21, 2021

Current, Deadly U.S. Coronavirus Surge Has Peaked, Researchers Say
NPR | January 21, 2021

Has Philly Turned a COVID Corner? This Pandemic Modeling Expert Is Optimistic
Philadelphia Magazine | January 20, 2021

Biden is ‘inheriting a disaster’ as coronavirus continues to grip nation amid chaotic vaccine rollout
The Washington Post | January 20, 2021

Kennett High School and Middle School welcome back students for in-school instruction
Chester County Press | January 19, 2021

What you should know about the U.K. variant of COVID-19, and why it might be in Centre County already
Centre Daily Times | January 19, 2021

Experts Believe Holidays Accelerated Pandemic In The U.S.
New Hampshire Public Radio | January 12, 2021

CHOP PolicyLab says cases will continue to accelerate in Delaware in the coming weeks
Delaware Public Media | December 13, 2020

No change in preterm birth or stillbirth in Philadelphia during pandemic
Penn Today | December 9, 2020

Elevated biomarker for blood vessel damage found in all children with SARS-CoV-2
Science Daily | December 8, 2020

Rooming-In, Breastfeeding Appear Safe for New Moms With COVID-19
MedPage Today | December 7, 2020

Youth sports have been hit with few coronavirus outbreaks so far. Why is ice hockey so different?
The Washington Post | December 4, 2020

This state is shutting bars and gyms as the coronavirus surges — but not schools
The Washington Post | November 28, 2020

Thanksgiving could make or break US coronavirus response
Associated Press | November 24, 2020

Thousands wait for COVID-19 test results ahead of Thanksgiving
ABC6 | Nobember 23, 2020

Peak of third COVID-19 wave still weeks away
The Hill | November 23, 2020

It's starting to sink in: Schools before bars
Politico | November 20, 2020

10 ways to avoid Covid-19 during your holiday road trip | November 19, 2020

How risky is flying during a pandemic? What we know and how to make it safer | November 18, 2020

COVID-19 cases have engulfed Pennsylvania. Here's what it means for Centre County
Centre Daily Times | November 17, 2020

Businesses race to battle back new coronavirus restrictions as U.S. faces deadly new surge
The Washington Post | November 16, 2020

Local Health Experts Recommending Schools Move To Virtual Learning To Help Prevent Surge Of COVID-19 Cases During Holidays
CBS Philly | November 13, 2020

Why CHOP lab recommends Philly-area schools close amid coronavirus surge
The Philadelphia Inquirer | November 11, 2020

Plan for a Safe Thanksgiving Break
The New York Times | November 9, 2020

Prepare for Your College Student's Return for the Holidays
The New York Times | November 7, 2020

COVID-19 cases in Pa., N.J. keep setting records; officials beg public to take precautions
The Philadelphia Inquirer | November 5, 2020

Pa. sees biggest 1-day increase in COVID-19 cases; Election Day’s pandemic impact yet to be seen
The Philadelphia Inquirer | November 3, 2020

Some European Countries Keep Schools Open, Even Amid Lockdowns
WBUR | November 3, 2020

Doctors say there could be a fall COVID-19 spike, but prevention is possible
WINK News | October 30, 2020

Like their parents, Latinx youth are suffering disproportionately from COVID
Generocity | October 29, 2020

‘It Is A Tidal Wave’: No New Restrictions In Pennsylvania, New Jersey Despite Coronavirus Cases Skyrocketing
CBS Philly | October 29, 2020

COVID-19 cases continue to surge in Pa. and N.J. with no end in sight
The Philadelphia Inquirer | October 29, 2020

Some Americans refuse to wear masks even as their hometowns become covid-19 hot spots
The Washington Post | October 27, 2020

How to Celebrate Fall and Winter Holidays Safely During a Pandemic
Philadelphia Magazine | October 27, 2020

How to keep your newborn baby healthy during COVID-19 pandemic
ABC News | October 27, 2020

Florida is on the verge of a COVID-19 resurgence
Sun Sentinel | October 25, 2020

Schoolchildren Seem Unlikely to Fuel Coronavirus Surges, Scientists Say
The New York Times | October 22, 2020

On The Trail: A third coronavirus wave builds just before Election Day
The Hill | October 22, 2020

If my kid has the sniffles, does the whole family need to quarantine?
The Philadelphia Inquirer | October 20, 2020

COVID-19 cases are rising fast in Pa. and N.J., but hospitals are not burdened — yet. Here’s why.
The Philadelphia Inquirer | October 19, 2020

Why Centre County’s COVID-19 case numbers are down, for now — but concern shouldn’t be
Centre Daily Times | October 17, 2020

Health experts say 'herd immunity' strategy would kill thousands
The Hill | October 16, 2020

U.S. tops 60,000 daily coronavirus infections for first time since early August
The Washington Post | October 15, 2020

Schools are 2 months into reopening under Covid-19 and no one's officially keeping track of how it's going | October 12, 2020

How are coronavirus cases in schools being reported? ‘It’s a hodge-podgey mess.’
The Philadelphia Inquirer | October 10, 2020

Do COVID-19 Face Masks Work If Kids Can't Stop Touching Them?
HuffPost | October 9, 2020

COVID-19 Looks Like It's About to Spike: Hospital Researchers
ThinkAdvisor | October 1, 2020

Antivirals Are Unnecessary for Most Children with COVID-19 | September 29, 2020

Texas Covid-19 Positivity Reports Under Scrutiny
Red River Radio | September 29, 2020

COVID-19 expert: Centre County in better shape than a week ago — but ‘worrisome’ trends remain
Centre Daily Times | September 26, 2020

Virus activity on the rise again in the Inland Northwest
The Spokesman-Review | September 25, 2020

New wave of COVID-19 cases builds in US
The Hill | September 25, 2020

Why a Coronavirus Vaccine for Kids Probably Won’t Be Here Until Next Fall
Fatherly | September 24, 2020

Rising coronavirus case numbers in many states spur warning of autumn surge
The Washington Post | September 22, 2020

Parents In Chester County Demand Children Be Allowed To Attend In-Person Classes 
CBS Philly | September 21, 2020

Where does Centre County stand in the fight against COVID-19? Clarity could come soon, expert says
Centre Daily Times | September 19, 2020

Health experts say Philly-area schools could consider reopening this month based on coronavirus transmission rates
The Philadelphia Inquirer | September 18, 2020

US on verge of dark new milestone: 200,000 virus deaths
Finger Lakes Times | September 18, 2020

‘Tenuous time’ for all campuses
Times Observer | September 12, 2020

Returning more kids to school is going to require a bolder plan
The Washington Post | September 11, 2020

Winter may bring a lot more coronavirus cases, new Johns Hopkins research finds
The Baltimore Sun | September 11, 2020

COVID-19 expert: Many ‘are worried about Centre County’ as pandemic worsens. Here’s why
Centre Daily Times | September 10, 2020

College reopenings push K-12 schools online
The Verge | September 8, 2020

Experts project autumn surge in coronavirus cases, with a peak after Election Day
The Washington Post | September 5, 2020

Covid-19 cases could explode after Labor Day: It's up to us to stop it
CNN | September 4, 2020

Tips for Stopping the Spread of Covid-19 This Labor Day Weekend
NBC 10 | September 4, 2020

Raging Campus Outbreaks Send Students Home Across the U.S.
Bloomberg | September 4, 2020

Expect a Massive Surge in COVID Cases After This Date, Experts Say
Best Life | September 2, 2020

CHOP doctors share tips for how to go back to school safely
The Philadelphia Inquirer | August 25, 2020

‘Perfect storm’ of COVID-19 risk looms
Peoria Journal Star | August 24, 2020

Experts warn many schools should delay reopening, as data indicates virus resurgence across much of country
ABC News | August 20, 2020

Students return to Boston campuses as experts fear increase in coronavirus cases
WHDH | August 15, 2020

Baltimore’s Coronavirus Cases Continue To Trend In Wrong Direction, Doctor Warns
CBS Baltimore | August 14, 2020

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia President and CEO Releases Special COVID-19 Podcast Series
WFMZ Allentown | August 13, 2020

Is it safe to let kids play sports this fall? Doctors stress caution
PennLive | August 13, 2020

Kids make up a growing share of New Jersey coronavirus cases as schools grapple over reopenings
The Philadelphia Inquirer | August 12, 2020

Why are COVID-19 cases in kids rising? It's mostly the adults around them
NBC News | August 12, 2020

Coronavirus Infections Among US Children Grew 40% In Last 2 Weeks Of July, Report Finds
CBS Philly | August 10, 2020

Dallas County COVID Numbers May Be Declining, But So Is Social Distancing
KERA News | August 10, 2020

Why have models of Colorado’s coronavirus trajectory been off?
Greeley Tribune | August 9, 2020

Important to have kids comfortable wearing masks before school
Kinston Free Press | August 8, 2020

It’s ‘a little bit early to claim victory,’ doctor warns as COVID numbers improve in Central Florida
Orlando Sentinel | August 7, 2020

How Is New York Having Crazy Parties With No COVID Surge?
Daily Beast | August 7, 2020

Back-to-School in 2020: Making the Right Choice
Medical Daily | August 5, 2020

Pregnant Black and Hispanic women five times more likely to be exposed to coronavirus
Science Daily | July 29, 2020

Summer Road Trippers Are Creating New COVID-19 Hot Spots, Per New Research
Forbes | July 27, 2020

Coronavirus Hot Spots: Could The Mid-Atlantic And Northeast See A COVID-19 Rebound?
NPR | July 24, 2020

Masks help new moms with COVID-19 safely breastfeed their babies
Science News | July 23, 2020

Covid-19 and breastfeeding: Moms unlikely to pass virus to newborns with proper safety techniques
CNN | July 23, 2020

The American Academy of Pediatrics Updates Guidance on Care of Newborns to Mothers with COVID-19
AAP News | July 23, 2020

Weather Won't Stop the Coronavirus Without Social Distancing
U.S. News & World Report | July 23, 2020

The more we stay home, the less the coronavirus spreads. Here’s the evidence
Los Angeles Times | July 23, 2020

Back to school: What CHOP experts say about children and COVID-19
The Philadelphia Tribune | July 21, 2020

Wolf willing to ‘pull the plug’ on school reopening if new COVID surge can’t be stopped
PennLive | July 15, 2020

Is It Safe For Children To Go Back To School This Fall? CHOP Doctor Says ‘Yes, But…’
CBS Philly | July 15, 2020

The U.S. is the accidental Sweden, which could make the fall ‘catastrophic’ for Covid-19
STAT | July 15, 2020

Why are we so confused about what’s safe? How did the message get so muddled?
WHYY | July 13, 2020

Here's what six Penn public health experts said about the fall semester
The Daily Pennsylvanian | July 12, 2020

COVID-19 surge pushes US toward deadly cliff
The Hill | July 12, 2020

Study of Coronavirus in Pregnant Women Finds Striking Racial Differences
The New York Times | July 10, 2020

Grim projection: 200,000 dead by Election Day
Politico | July 8, 2020

What we're learning about coronavirus as cases surge after US states reopen
The Guardian | July 3, 2020

Experts fear July 4 weekend will exacerbate coronavirus spread
The HIll | July 2, 2020

Travel Watch: COVID-19 Is Spreading Along Interstate Highways, Per New Research
Forbes | July 2, 2020

Pediatricians 'strongly advocate' kids return to in-person learning this fall
ABC News | July 1, 2020

What PA Pediatricians Say About Schools Reopening In The Fall
Patch | July 1, 2020

As youth sports return, doctors urge athletes to take 'quaranteam' pledge
Philly Voice | June 29, 2020

10 Ways to Keep Your Family Safe From Coronavirus This Summer
Philadelphia Magazine | June 18, 2020

Florida shows signs as next coronavirus epicenter as cases spike across the country
CNN | June 18, 2020

CHOP Researchers Identify Clinical Features of MIS-C in Children
CHOP News | June 18, 2020

COVID-19 Cases Linked to Major Highways in CA, Southeast, East Coast
Newsweek | June 17, 2020

CHOP doctors' prescription for a safer summer: masks, off-peak beach visits, lots of hand washing
The Philadelphia Inquirer | June 12, 2020

How to assess COVID-19 risk in activities you choose this summer
KYW Newsradio 1060 | June 12, 2020

CHOP and the Virus
The Philadelphia Citizen | June 11, 2020

Is the US heading for a second wave of coronavirus infections?
The Guardian | June 11, 2020

How Common Is The Asymptomatic Spread Of Coronavirus Among Kids?
HuffPost | June 11, 2020

Is It Safe to Send My Kid Back to School?
Fatherly | June 10, 2020

Coronavirus stalks nation focused on George Floyd protests
The Hill | June 6, 2020

What's 'Safe' — And Not — For Kids This Summer
HuffPost | June 5, 2020

How Do You Decide if Children Can Play Together Again?
The New York Times | June 1, 2020

Model Finds Midwest and Southern States at Risk for COVID-19 Surges as They Reopen
Healthline | May 28, 2020

Health officials nervously eye emerging hot spots
The Hill | May 27, 2020

AAP updates guidance on newborns whose mothers have suspected or confirmed COVID-19
AAP News | May 21, 2020

What happens to the coronavirus when it gets warmer?
WHYY | May 20, 2020

Leading Philly’s coronavirus response: Meet 15 key people in the city health department
Billy Penn | May 20, 2020

Coronavirus hot spots erupt across the country; experts warn of second wave in South
The Washington Post | May 20, 2020

Should schools reopen? Kids’ role in pandemic still a mystery
Science Magazine | May 4, 2020

An Uneven Curve Flattening, With Manhattan Ahead of the Bronx
Bloomberg | May 3, 2020

Model Projects County-Level COVID-19 Spread with Multiple Reopening Scenarios
DelcoTimes | May 1, 2020

We Know Crowding Affects the Spread. It May Affect the Death Rate.
The New York Times | April 27, 2020

Born into a pandemic: Coronavirus complicates births for moms and babies
Philly Voice | April 24, 2020

CHOP model projects COVID-19 course in Philly, other densely-populated counties
Philly Voice | April 24, 2020

Panel suggests remdesivir as preferred antiviral for pediatric COVID-19 patients
Healio | April 23, 2020

New Model Shows Competing Influences of Social Distancing, Population Density & Temperature on Local COVID-19 Transmission
Daily Local News | April 22, 2020

States rushing to reopen are likely making a deadly error, coronavirus models and experts warn
The Washington Post | April 22, 2020

Lesson From Singapore: Why We May Need to Think Bigger
The New York Times | April 14, 2020

Doing telemedicine amid coronavirus crisis has taught me things about my patients I'd never have known before | Expert Opinion
The Philadelphia Inquirer | April 14, 2020