Omicron wave shows early signs of abating in early hit cases

Omicron wave shows early signs of abating in early hit cases

A woman gets a Covid-19 test driving through a Covid-19 testing center as hundreds of cars and pedestrians line up to get tested for Covid-19 ahead of the Christmas holiday season in North Bergen, New Jersey, US December 22, 2021 as the Omicron rises across the country. Tiffon Coskun | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images … Read more

AP FACT CHECK: Trump competes with animus with COVID lie

AP FACT CHECK: Trump competes with animus with COVID lie

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump falsely announced at a weekend rally that public health officials are refusing the COVID-19 vaccine to white people because of their race. The former president sowed the seeds of racial resentment in remarks that distorted the facts about public health policy and exaggerated the effects of racially conscious antiviral treatment … Read more

Are you still struggling financially? This aid remains open to families

Are you still struggling financially?  This aid remains open to families

FG Trading | E+ | Getty Pictures Even as the coronavirus continues to wreak havoc on American life, most of the pandemic relief measures have so far dried up. The recent shelving of the Build Better Act, the massive spending bill containing a host of provisions to get middle-class families on their feet, means that … Read more

Pandemic-era eviction moratorium ends in New York – NBC New York

Pandemic-era eviction moratorium ends in New York – NBC New York

New York renters and homeowners lost some protections from evictions and foreclosures Saturday as the state ended a nearly two-year suspension aimed at preventing New Yorkers from losing their homes during the coronavirus pandemic. Advocates and landlords don’t expect a torrent of evictions right away, as the state’s emergency assistance program still offers some eviction … Read more

New York ‘seems to be turning’ over spread of COVID

New York ‘seems to be turning’ over spread of COVID

COVID-19 cases are declining in New York Gov. Cathy Hochhol says New York appears to be heading toward the junctures of the novel coronavirus outbreak, as the state-wide positivity rate has finally begun to decline. New York – After days of record-breaking COVID-19 numbers in New York, the state’s positivity rate and weekly average case … Read more

NYC coronavirus hospitals stabilize, New York ‘turning the corner’

NYC coronavirus hospitals stabilize, New York ‘turning the corner’

NEW YORK (WABC) – New York City Mayor Eric Adams and New York Governor Kathy Hoshol delivered some good news Friday in the battle against COVID-19. Adams said hospitalizations from COVID-19 are stabilizing and may begin to decline soon, while Hochul said she believes the state is “taking a turn.” There was a clear decrease … Read more

COVID Omicron Updates: Study reports higher risk of complications for unvaccinated pregnant women

COVID Omicron Updates: Study reports higher risk of complications for unvaccinated pregnant women

NEW YORK (WABC) – A newly published study, by omicron of Scotland, found that unvaccinated pregnant women with COVID and their newborns were more likely to develop complications, such as hospitalization and death from the virus, than those who had been vaccinated. Currently, more than 20% of Americans eligible for injections have not received at … Read more

COVID Omicron Updates: National Guard steps in to relieve pressure on hospital overwhelmed by Omicron wave

COVID Omicron Updates: National Guard steps in to relieve pressure on hospital overwhelmed by Omicron wave

NEW YORK (WABC) – The National Guard has been called in to help relieve pressure in hospitals caused by the wave of COVID-19 cases from the omicron variant. National Guard medical teams are now deployed in 10 states, assisting in hospitals and medical facilities, according to the Army’s Northern Command. About 13,000 Guard personnel across … Read more

New York State Senators each get 1,000 masks and 1,000 county COVID testing kits | Policy

New York State Senators each get 1,000 masks and 1,000 county COVID testing kits |  Policy

State Senator John Manion held a donation. In a nearby district, Senator Pam Helming has handed over a few select nonprofits. This is how two senators in central New York and the Finger Lakes area distributed 1,000 KN95 masks and 1,000 COVID-19 testing kits they received to their counties. A spokesman for the state Senate … Read more

Federal ‘surge’ for military doctors and nurses to head to New York, New Jersey and Central Omicron

Federal ‘surge’ for military doctors and nurses to head to New York, New Jersey and Central Omicron

OMICRON FUEL DRIVE Dr. Anthony Fauci said multiple studies indicate that the omicron variant appears to cause a milder form of COVID-19. Washington – President Joe Biden announced Thursday that the government will double to one billion rapid at-home COVID-19 tests to be distributed free to Americans, along with more protective N95 masks, as he … Read more