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The New York Times

One step closer to a universal flu vaccine?

Scott Hensley of the Perelman School of Medicine and colleagues are developing a vaccine that could be used against the entire family of flu viruses, acting as a shield against potential pandemic threats.

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The New York Times

Have the anticapitalists reached Harvard Business School?

Witold Henisz of the Wharton School says that Wharton’s shift towards progressive courses like Kevin Werbach’s “Responsibility in Business” is a matter of economics, not ideology.

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BBC News

Bird flu: What is it and what’s behind the outbreak?

Louise Moncla of the School of Veterinary Medicine says that the latest bird flu outbreak has refused to die out, spreading from Europe to North America and affecting species like seals and foxes.

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CBS Philadelphia

UPenn has promising early results of new flu vaccine

Scientists at the Perelman School of Medicine are testing a flu vaccine that can adapt to new viral strains using the same mRNA technology as the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

New Pa. standardized test scores show students haven’t rebounded since the pandemic

Jonathan Supovitz of the Graduate School of Education explains why he isn’t surprised by Pennsylvania students’ continuing low scores on standardized tests.

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CBS News

Dogs may hold key to treating cancer in humans

A study by Nicola Mason of the School of Veterinary Medicine and colleagues found that an experimental immunotherapy treatment using genetically modified listeria could extend the life expectancy of dogs with cancer.

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Wales Online

Universal vaccine to combat flu could be rolled out in the next couple of years

Researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine have developed a universal flu vaccine that could be ready for use in just a few winters.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

Penn victorious in inaugural Cathedral Classic with 86-73 win over Delaware

Penn won its third game in as many days in the inaugural Cathedral Classic at the Palestra after defeating Delaware on Sunday.

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WHYY (Philadelphia)

With PennDOT studying transit options for Roosevelt Boulevard, a subway is back on the table

In an Op-Ed, doctoral candidate Jay Arzu of the Weitzman School of Design explains why plans for the Roosevelt Boulevard subway in Northeast Philadelphia are back on the table.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

Cigarette nicotine levels to make ‘monumental’ shift, and Pa. needs to prepare

In an Op-Ed, postdoc Teresa DeAtley of the Perelman School of Medicine urges Pennsylvania to prepare for the FDA’s new proposal to reduce the maximum level of nicotine in cigarettes.

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