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Coronavirus in N.Y.: Live Updates

New York City reported 305 new deaths of the virus on Friday, the biggest single-day jump so far.
Tags: News, New York City, New York State, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


New York EMS responders are working in 'battlefield conditions,' union rep says

First responders in New York City are in "battlefield conditions," forced to treat a rising number of cardiac arrests in "triage mode" and sleeping in cars to avoid exposing their own families to Covid-19.
Tags: New York City, Cnn, New York EMS


United States: Ill-Defined Non-Traditional Mark Misses The Bus - Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

New York City tour bus operator, The Ride LLC, offers a sightseeing service around Manhattan that is memorable for having street performers break into song or dance at random points when the ...
Tags: News, New York City, United States, Manhattan, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett, Dunner LLP


Coronavirus in N.Y.: Toll Soars to Nearly 3,000 as State Pleads for Aid

“It is hard to put fully into words what we are all grappling with as we navigate our way through this pandemic,” a hospital official said.
Tags: News, New York City, Hospitals, Epidemics, Bill, Defense Department, De Blasio, Cuomo, Bellevue Hospital Center, Andrew M, Milley, Police Department (NYC, Manhattan (NYC, Brooklyn (NYC, Deaths (Fatalities, Emergency Medical Treatment


New York City sent out a push alert to all phones asking licensed healthcare workers to volunteer in overburdened facilities

New York City has become the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in the US with more than 57,000 people infected and over 1,500 deaths.
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Trump announces CDC recommendation to wear masks, promptly declares he won't follow it

President Trump is admittedly not doing everything he can to stop the spread of COVID-19.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a recommendation for all Americans to wear cloth masks when in public around people, Trump announced at Friday's coronavirus task force press conference. Trump then repeatedly clarified that the recommendation is "voluntary," and declared that he won't be wearing a mask at all.Americans are being asked to wear cloth masks when going outside around...
Tags: News, Cdc, New York City, Los Angeles, Donald Trump, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Trump, Oval Office, Jerome Adams, COVID


I'm a doctor in NYC. This is what I need to feel safe

Dr. Amy Plasencia, one of the many hospital residents fighting Covid-19 in New York City, says she and other residents, interns and fellows who are doctors on the front lines deserve better protections and a bill of rights to help keep them safe.
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The National Stockpile: Born From The Pages Of A Thriller

On Thursday, White House Senior Aide Jared Kushner left quite the impression at his rare press briefing appearance as he insisted that the National Strategic Stockpile was for “our” use, not the states’.  “The state still has a stockpile and the notion of the federal stockpile was it’s supposed to be our stockpile,” Kushner said at a briefing about the coronavirus pandemic. “It’s not supposed to be states’ stockpiles that they then use.” “So I would just encourage you, when you have governo...
Tags: News, Obama, New York City, Fbi, United States, New York Times, Bill Clinton, Donald Trump, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Cabinet, Eagle, Stockpile, Clinton, Trump, Health And Human Services, Dod


Live Coronavirus New York Updates

The state reported more deaths in the last 24 hours than in the first 27 days of March.
Tags: News, New York City, New York State, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Navy hospital ship deployed to NYC with 1,000 bed capacity is only treating 22 patients

A US Navy hospital ship currently docked in New York City harbor is treating only 22 patients as of Friday afternoon, despite having a 1,000 bed capacity to treat non-coronavirus patients, according to a US Navy official.
Tags: Navy, New York City, Cnn, US Navy


Brooklyn doctor: We are on the front lines and need this to feel safe

Dr. Amy Plasencia, one of the many medical residents fighting Covid-19 in New York City, says she and other residents, interns and fellows who are on the front lines deserve better protections and a bill of rights to help keep them safe.
Tags: New York City, Cnn, Brooklyn, Amy Plasencia


All COVID

In Governor Cuomo’s press conference today he mentioned that the new facilities at the Javits Center (the big mega expo and conference center in midtown) is being transitioned to being another COVID hospital. Originally it was going to be a non-COVID facility to take stress off the hospitals. The Navy has also loosened the restrictions that had kept almost all patients off the USNS Comfort. What was most striking though is that Cuomo said that there just aren’t many non-COVID patients in the cit...
Tags: News, Navy, New York City, Cuomo, Josh Marshall, Javits Center, Editors' Blog


Prisons Breed the Coronavirus. We Can Safely Free Thousands of Inmates.

Nonviolent offenders, the medically vulnerable and those near the end of their sentences should be released. Those who remain deserve much better medical care.
Tags: News, New York City, Alabama, Bill, Ny, South Carolina, New York State, De Blasio, Cuomo, Federal Bureau of Prisons, Andrew M, Prisons and Prisoners, Brooklyn (NYC, Immigration Detention, Metropolitan Detention Center (Brooklyn, Quarantines


Cardi B Donates 20,000 Meal Supplements to New York-Area Medical Staff

Cardi B donated 20,000 bottles of OWYN — a plant-based, vegan meal-supplement drink — to New York City-area hospitals for their medical staffs and ambulance crews, a rep for the rapper confirmed to Variety. TMZ first reported the news. While a “meal supplement” does not sound extravagant, given the realities of the coronavirus pandemic that […]
Tags: News, New York City, Cardi B, Cardi, OWYN, Coronavirus, New York Area Medical Staff


Bill de Blasio: We Need All Medical Workers vs. Coronavirus

Our city and all cities need the federal government to enlist all doctors and health workers, and mobilize them in a way we’ve never seen.
Tags: News, New York City, United States, Doctors, Bill De Blasio, Trump, Donald J, United States Defense and Military Forces, Nursing and Nurses, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Defense Production Act, Ventilators (Medical


Defense Dept. Loosens Strict Requirements For Treatment On Navy Hospital Ship

The Department of Defense announced on Friday that it would ease the process of allowing patients to receive care on the USNS Comfort emergency hospital ship in New York City, which has only accepted 20 patients thus far. Ambulances will no longer be obligated to take potential patients to a hospital for a screen test before delivering them to the ship, which treats patients who do not have COVID-19. Instead, the patients will be taken directly to the ship to be screened at the pier. The pati...
Tags: New York, News, New York City, Department Of Defense, Pentagon, Andrew Cuomo, Trump, Northwell Health, Cristina Cabrera, Michael Dowling, COVID-19, Treatment On Navy Hospital Ship, New York Times During


Doctor's message to her kids: 'If they lose me to COVID, I want them to know Mommy tried really hard'

After a weekend spent on call in a New York City hospital, one doctor posted a message for her kids with a raw and honest view of what it's like to be a healthcare worker on the frontlines of the coronavirus outbreak.
Tags: New York City, Cnn


‘New York Is in Crisis’: Cuomo Pleads for Help as State Suffers Worst Single-Day Death Toll

More people in New York State have died in the last 24 hours than in most of March, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday—but the Empire State, the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S., is still struggling to find enough medical equipment to combat the pandemic.“The curve continues to go up,” Cuomo said at a Friday briefing in Albany, adding that, in the last day, the state saw its “highest single increase in the number of deaths since we started.” “New York is in crisis," he said. "Help N...
Tags: New York, News, China, New York City, Defense, Queens, Manhattan, Bill De Blasio, Andrew Cuomo, Donald Trump, Albany, New York State, New York Daily News, Central Park, Cuomo, National Guard


N.Y. Virus Deaths Double in Three Days to Almost 3,000: Live Updates

More people in New York died of the coronavirus in the last 24 hours than in the first 27 days of March.
Tags: New York, News, New York City, New York State, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


The Governor Who Dissed New Yorkers

I just hate it when my fellow Italian-Americans squabble.
Tags: News, New York City, Rhode Island, New York State, Cuomo, Raimondo, United States Politics and Government, Andrew M, Shutdowns (Institutional, Quarantines, Gina M, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Cuomo Announces Highest Single-Day Increase in N.Y. Coronavirus Hospitalizations and Deaths

New York governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Friday that 562 state residents had died in the past 24 hours of Wuhan coronavirus, the highest single-day increase in the state. As of Friday, 2,935 state residents had died of the illness.The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in New York also saw its highest single-day increase of 10,482, with the state now reporting 102,863 cases in total. Cuomo announced he would sign an executive order allowing the state to appropriate whatever personal pro...
Tags: New York, News, Upstate, New York City, Andrew Cuomo, Ny, Wuhan, Cuomo, Johns Hopkins University, Stefanik, Elise Stefanik, 21st District


NRA Sues New York State Governor Over Closure of Gun Stores

(Bloomberg) -- The National Rifle Association sued New York Governor Andrew Cuomo for closing gun shops during the coronavirus pandemic, saying the restriction is unconstitutional and leaves citizens defenseless while prisoners are being released early as a result of the crisis.Cuomo’s March 20 executive order that included firearms retailers as non-essential businesses which must close is a “pointless and arbitrary attack on the constitutional rights of New York citizens and residents,” the NRA...
Tags: New York, News, New York City, Bloomberg, Fbi, New Jersey, San Jose, Andrew Cuomo, Department Of Homeland Security, Bloomberg LP, Michael Bloomberg, Sandy Hook, Cuomo, Trump, Northern California, San Bernardino


New York in 'race against time' as Trump stresses face masks are voluntary

Two of the principal U.S. coronavirus hot spots - New York and Louisiana - reported their biggest jumps in COVID-19 deaths yet on Friday, as the White House sent mixed messages on whether Americans should cover their face if they venture outdoors. Surging deaths in New York City and New Orleans showed that a wave of lethal coronavirus infections expected to overwhelm hospitals, even in relatively affluent, urban areas with extensive healthcare systems, has begun to crash down on the United Stat...
Tags: New York, News, White House, New York City, United States, New Orleans, Louisiana, Trump, COVID


Watch Now: Cuomo Gives Coronavirus Update

New York’s death toll has nearly doubled in three days, to almost 3,000, the governor said.
Tags: New York, News, New York City, New York State, Cuomo, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Fox News Doctor Hits Brian Kilmeade With Blunt Coronavirus Reality Check

“Everyone thinks that New York City is the hot spot and that’s the only one that’s going to be, but that’s not true."
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Hospital ship deployed to NYC with 1,000 bed capacity is only treating 20 patients

A US Navy hospital ship currently docked in New York City harbor is treating only 20 patients, despite having a 1,000 bed capacity to treat non-coronavirus patients, according to a Navy spokesperson.
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Navy hospital ship deployed to NYC with 1,000 bed capacity is only treating 20 patients

A US Navy hospital ship currently docked in New York City harbor is treating only 20 patients, despite having a 1,000 bed capacity to treat non-coronavirus patients, according to a Navy spokesperson.
Tags: Navy, New York City, Cnn, US Navy


A Hoarder’s Huge Stockpile of Masks and Gloves Will Now Go to Doctors and Nurses, F.B.I. Says

The stockpile, slated for medical personnel in New York and New Jersey, includes 192,000 N95 respirators, 130,000 surgical masks and nearly 600,000 medical-grade gloves, the authorities said.
Tags: New York, News, Masks, New York City, New Jersey, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Medical Devices, Health and Human Services Department, Azar, Brooklyn (NYC, Newark (NJ, Quarantines, Protective Clothing and Gear, Alex M II, Stockpiling, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


De Blasio Calls for National Draft of Doctors to Fight Virus: Live Updates

To save lives, the city desperately needs more medical workers, the mayor said.
Tags: News, New York City, New York State, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, De Blasio Calls for National Draft of Doctors


Powerful photos of daily life under lockdown

Venturing out onto the streets of New York City, photographer Ashley Gilbertson spotted a young woman standing under an alcove in the financial district. He stopped to watch as she poked her head out a few times before emerging with an elderly man on her arm.
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