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NYC COVID-19: Cases, Hospitalizations and Deaths

NYC COVID-19: Cases, Hospitalizations and Deaths

Data on cases, hospitalizations and deaths in New York City by borough, age and sex.

Updates:  Coronavirus Digest

Updates: Coronavirus Digest

Saturday, April 4 Coming to the Rescue with Ventilators: Oregon, China At his daily briefing, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Saturday that the government of China was facilitating a

Here Comes the Comfort

Here Comes the Comfort

A Navy hospital ship is deploying in New York Harbor in support of the city’s pandemic-stressed healthcare system

On the Frontlines:  Nurses Say They Need More Protective Masks and Gear

On the Frontlines: Nurses Say They Need More Protective Masks and Gear

Nurses treating COVID-19 patients throughout many of the city’s hospitals are reporting that they don’t have enough protective gear. As the virus continues to spread through the city,

On the Frontlines:  NYC Doctor Describes Battle Against COVID-19 (video)

On the Frontlines: NYC Doctor Describes Battle Against COVID-19 (video)

For emergency room doctors, the battle against coronavirus is jarring, graphic and overwhelming. Hear Dr. Alyssa Nguyen-Phuc talks about her experiences in this COVID-19 pandemic.

Bernie Sanders Stays in the Race Despite Primary Losses

Bernie Sanders Stays in the Race Despite Primary Losses

On Tuesday March 10, former Vice President Joe Biden won primaries in the states of Idaho, Michigan, Missouri, Montana and Washington.  His opponent, Senator Bernie Sanders, won in North Dakota. Despite recent losses, Sanders announced Wednesday that he would stay in the race.  Sanders faced a blow to his campaign that only two weeks ago […]

New York City’s Nursing Homes Brace for Coronavirus

New York City’s Nursing Homes Brace for Coronavirus

Nursing homes in New York City are gearing up to protect their residents from the coronavirus, following the state health department’s advice to take preventive measures against the introduction of the virus in their facilities. The rapid spread of the potentially deadly virus, and especially the pocket of fatalities in a Kirkland, Washington facility, has […]

Plans to Build a 13-Story Luxury Building in Brooklyn is Under Fire

Plans to Build a 13-Story Luxury Building in Brooklyn is Under Fire

Updated: March 7, 2020, 8:54 p.m.   Overcrowded public schools, jammed traffic circles, flooded streets—these are the problems residents of Windsor Terrace say they face, too many for them to welcome a 13-story luxury building to their neighborhood with open arms. A proposed mixed-use complex at 312 Coney Island Avenue has enraged residents of the […]

Lenox Terrace Expansion Denied By City Council Committee

Lenox Terrace Expansion Denied By City Council Committee

The City Council’s zoning committee voted unanimously Wednesday against a proposal that would have massively expanded Lenox Terrace, a famed Harlem apartment complex. The vote came as a victory for tenants and community members, who have been fighting the rezoning ever since it entered the city’s public review process last August. “This is a really […]

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