Coronavirus

Navy Hospital Ship Set to Arrive in NYC Harbor

A Navy hospital ship with 1,000 beds is scheduled to arrive Monday morning in New York Harbor to help relieve the coronavirus crisis gripping the city’s hospitals. The USNS Comfort,…

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Governor Cuomo Announces New Test for COVID-19

Governor Cuomo also announced that New York State’s Wadsworth Lab has developed a new, less intrusive test for COVID-19. The new test is done through a saliva sample and a…

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For These We Cry

Al eileh ani bochiyah. As the plague of COVID-19 sweeps across the world, there are many in our community who have fallen in its path. As we join the families…

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Cabinet Meets to Consider More Coronavirus Measures

The Israeli Cabinet was scheduled to meet via teleconference on Sunday night starting at 11 p.m. to discuss the next phase of the government’s response to the coronavirus crisis. Approval…

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Rescue Flight Brings 206 Israelis Home from Nigeria

The Israeli Foreign Ministry’s effort to help Israeli citizens abroad to return home while some travel windows remain open yielded a rescue flight carrying 206 travelers, employees of Israeli companies…

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New York State Nears 1,000 Coronavirus Deaths

New York state’s coronavirus death toll is nearing 1,000. The state accounts for more than 40% of coronavirus deaths in the U.S. The number of disease-related deaths in the state…

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Fifteenth Person Falls to Coronavirus

Fatalities from the coronavirus in Israel reached 15 on Sunday as Rosa Sherman, 84, passed away at Shaarei Tzedek Medical Center in Yerushalayim. The hospital said she was she was…

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Specter of 100K-Plus Virus Deaths as Trump Seeks Reopening

As President Donald Trump looks for ways to restore normalcy in parts of the U.S., his foremost infection disease expert says the country could experience more than 100,000 deaths and…

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House Passes $2.2T Rescue Package, Rushes It to Trump

Acting with exceptional resolve in an extraordinary time, the House rushed President Donald Trump a $2.2-trillion rescue package Friday, tossing a life preserver to a U.S. economy and health-care system…

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Maimonides ER Triage to Be Done in Tent

Maimonides Medical Center in Boro Park has set up a tent outside its emergency room on Fort Hamilton Parkway between 48th and 49th Streets, for emergency room triage. All triage…

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