What will post-coronavirus contact tracing look like in New York City?
Forty-five days into New York City’s shelter-in-place protocol, Midtown West is like a ghost town.
Even in a pandemic, the natural cycles of life and death continue, and nobody knows this better now than the obstetricians and midwives working in New York City. Weddings can be postponed, birthday parties and Botox rescheduled. A baby’s arrival cannot. City hospitals not only juggle thousands of coronavirus-positive patients every day, but also the […]
By Caroline Chen and TuAnh Dam New York City had its first COVID-19 case on March 1, and in less than two months, the number of confirmed cases has spiked to more than 160,000. And nearly 12,000 New Yorkers have died. Behind these numbers are sad stories of people struggling in an overwhelmed healthcare system. […]
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 […]
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 […]
On Easter Sunday, the Cathedral of St. John the Divine streamed their service online, reminding people that they can celebrate together, no matter where they are
NYC dogs and their owners are impatiently waiting for the day they can run free
Coronavirus is spreading through New York City like wildfire. The data visualization uses NYC data to paint a clearer picture of how residents are affected.
As the coronavirus continues to interrupt the natural cadences of our lives, we seem to cling even tighter to our traditions— the things that, under normal circumstances, would bring loved ones and friends together. Now, in the age of coronavirus, people are reconstructing and reconfiguring the events that traditionally mark each year the best they […]
What it’s like to donate in the middle of an emergency and a pandemic