Cuomo, De Blasio To Create Program Encouraging Medical Workers To Treat Ebola Patients In West Africa
New York state and New York City will create a program to offer financial incentives and employment protections to encourage medical workers to go to West Africa to fight Ebola.
On the second anniversary of the day Superstorm Sandy devastated New York, many people are still recovering — and waiting for funding.
Health officials said the boy’s fever was “caused by a respiratory infection that was confirmed by a lab test.”
Tests on a 5-year-old boy who showed possible symptoms of Ebola, have come back negative.
The City Council passed the measure earlier this month as part of the mayor’s “Vision Zero” plan to reduce traffic deaths.
In the wake of the first confirmed Ebola virus case in New York City, the states of New York and New Jersey have set up a new screening system that goes above and beyond the guidelines already set up by federal officials.
Dr. Craig Spencer, a member of Doctors Without Borders, became the city’s first Ebola patient on Thursday.
A New York City doctor has tested positive for the Ebola virus after coming down with symptoms Thursday, sources said.
New York’s Finest are getting a new weapon in the war on crime: improved mobile communications.
The NYPD is beefing up security at New York City locations associated with the Canadian government after gunfire erupted at the country’s capital on Wednesday.
Taxi drivers’ advocates on Wednesday lauded the City Council for passing a bill requiring stickers in cabs warning of the penalties for assaults on drivers.
The measure, supported by Mayor Bill de Blasio, would prohibit correction officials and police from handing over detainees to immigration officials.
The city’s Office of Emergency Management ran a training exercise Wednesday that simulated a response to a nuclear explosion in Times Square.
JPMorgan Chase wanted to construct the buildings at Hudson Yards, costing about $6 billion. The skyscrapers would have housed 16,000 employees.
Federal officials will be in New York City Tuesday with new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers treating Ebola patients.