'Virtually No Vetting': Philadelphia Officials Respond To Scathing Report On City's Failed Partnership With Philly Fighting COVIDThe 17-page report shows the Philadelphia Health Department ignored red flags about Philly Fighting COVID, specifically unprofessional behavior from its 22-year-old CEO, and complaints about the group.
Philadelphia Health Commissioner Dr. Tom Farley On Hot Seat During City Council Hearing Over Philly Fighting COVID ControversyFor hours Friday, Philadelphia elected officials discussed what led to the botched rollout of the city's COVID-19 vaccine efforts.
Philadelphia Launches Reorganized Vaccine Clinic At Pennsylvania Convention Center, Replacing Philly Fighting COVID SiteMayor Jim Kenney and Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley toured the clinic.
'We Made Mistakes': Mayor Kenney, Health Commissioner Dr. Farley Apologize For Philly Fighting COVID PartnershipThe deputy health commissioner has resigned and Philadelphia City Council is taking action.
Philadelphia Acting Deputy Health Commissioner Dr. Caroline Johnson Resigns Amid Philly Fighting COVID ControversyThe city confirmed to Eyewitness News that Johnson gave an advantage in the vaccine bidding process to Philly Fighting COVID.
Philadelphia Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley Addresses Calls For Resignation In Wake Of Philly Fighting COVID ControversyLawmakers are now calling for Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley to step down.
Philly Fighting COVID CEO Andrei Doroshin: 'City Needs Scapegoat For Why They Botched Vaccine Effort'Andrei Doroshin, the 22-year-old CEO, spoke out in his own defense from his apartment on Friday.
Mayor Kenney Supporting Health Commissioner, Directs Health Department To Take Corrective Steps Over Philly Fighting COVID ControversyThe city terminated its relationship with the group founded by 22-year-old Drexel University graduate student Andrei Doroshin, after the organization changed its status from a nonprofit to for-profit.
'I'm A Freaking Grad Student': Philly Fighting COVID CEO Andrei Doroshin Defends Work After City Cuts Ties With GroupWhen Philadelphia began getting its first batches of COVID-19 vaccines, it looked to partner with someone who could get a mass vaccination site up and running quickly.
COVID In Philadelphia: Professor Hoping Philly Fighting COVID Scandal Is Wake-Up Call For CityCity Council is launching its own investigation into how it partnered with Philly Fighting COVID -- an organization without medical qualifications -- in the first place.
'We Demand Answers': Philadelphia Officials Livid, Taking Action Over City's Dealings With Philly Fighting COVIDSome Philadelphia city council members are demanding answers about why the city put a critical public health project in the hands of Philly Fighting COVID.
Acting Health Secretary Alison Beam Says Pennsylvania 'Working Diligently' To Address COVID Vaccine DistributionActing Secretary of Health Alison Beam says the state is now using the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency to organize vaccine clinics.
Philly Fighting COVID CEO Andrei Doroshin Admits Taking Vaccine Doses Home, Administering Them To FriendsQuestions continue to build over Philadelphia's partnership with the organization Philly Fighting COVID.
'How Was This Allowed To Happen?': Philadelphia City Councilmember Demands Hearings Into City's Dealings With Philly Fighting COVIDThe city has severed its relationship with Philly Fighting COVID after it changed its status from a non-profit organization to for-profit.
COVID In Philadelphia: Health Commissioner Says 'It Wasn't Good For Us To Have Partnership' With Philly Fighting COVIDThe City of Philadelphia has suddenly cut ties with Philly Fighting COVID, a group that had been running the city's largest coronavirus vaccination site at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.