Coronavirus

Things Fall Apart

Things Fall Apart

In February, whispers of a deadly virus began to intensify. By March, the whispers had become a crescendo, the only thing anyone could hear. Coronavirus infiltrated the city and suddenly, within days, New York became the nation’s epicenter of the viral pandemic. Emergency tents popped up in Central Park, a Navy hospital ship docked at […]

Everything You Need to Know About the Coronavirus Vaccine

Everything You Need to Know About the Coronavirus Vaccine

As the pandemic rolls on, universities, biotech companies and pharmaceutical giants around the world are racing to find a coronavirus vaccine. Taking a vaccine from concept to delivery is process that usually takes many years, sometimes over a decade, but scientists are hopeful they can develop and distribute a coronavirus vaccine in two years or […]

The Digital Doctor Is In

The Digital Doctor Is In

Anne Sansevero saw it coming. As the first cases of COVID-19 began surfacing in America, Sansevero, who has been a geriatric nurse practitioner for more than 30 years and runs a private practice serving seniors, foresaw that her elderly clients—one of the most vulnerable populations to the contagious virus—would particularly be at risk. “I knew […]

Nurses Union Sues Two Hospitals and New York Health Department

Nurses Union Sues Two Hospitals and New York Health Department

The New York State Nurses Association, the state’s nurses’ union, sued the New York State’s Department of Health and two medical centers Monday over working conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The union filed three lawsuits—against New York’s Department of Health, Montefiore Medical Center, and Westchester Medical Center.  A press release issued by the union states […]

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