New York City Parents, Teachers Sound Off After In-Person Classes Postponed AgainThe mayor said the delay will help address a staffing shortage and to make sure buildings are safe, but some parents and teachers are not convinced.
New Report Says COVID Pandemic Is 'The Largest Mass Fatality Incident In Modern New York City History'The report from the mayor's office also said the number of deaths in the city skyrocketed in the last year, with more than 65,000 deaths reported in fiscal year 2020.
Longwood High School Closed Friday After Student Tests Positive For COVID-19Most other schools in the district will remain open, except for Charles E. Walters Elementary School.
New York City Schools Again Postpone Start Of In-Person Learning For Most StudentsThe city's blended learning model was supposed to start Sept. 10, but in-person classes were already pushed to Sept. 21.
Researchers Trace Food Allergies Back To Skin Conditions Like Eczema, Find Babies Born In Fall At Higher RiskWhat starts as eczema can set off a chain of events that may progress to food and pollen allergies, even asthma.
Trump: CDC Director 'Made A Mistake' When He Said Vaccine Won't Be Widely Available Until At Least Summer 2021President Trump repeatedly contradicted congressional testimony from CDC Director Robert Redfield on Wednesday, casting doubt on the expert's timing for a coronavirus vaccine.
New York City Teachers Say Some Schools Still Aren't Safe As Remote Learning Resumes: 'I Would Not Send My Child'While students logged on for the first time Wednesday, educators demanded learning stay this way.
Max Minute: At-Home COVID-19 Test Must Be Widely Available, Affordable, FastIn the battle against COVID-19, some companies are getting closer to true at-home testing. It's what experts say is a critical weapon against the pandemic.
Health Experts: Demand For Flu Shots Is Higher Than Expected, So Public Urged To Get One Sooner Rather Than LaterIn preparing for the flu season, Stop & Shop did its market research and anticipated a 35% increase in demand for the influenza vaccine, but that projection ended up being off.
Mayor De Blasio To Furlough Himself And His Staff For Week To Combat Budget CrisisThe mainly symbolic move is expected to save $860,000.
In Possible Major Breakthrough, Researchers Develop Drug That Completely Neutralizes COVIDThe potential drug is called AB-8, a small piece of the anti-COVID antibodies that have been used to treat COVID patients by blocking or neutralizing the coronavirus.
1 Week Before In-Person Classes Resume, New York City Teachers Still Concerned About SafetyAs the concerns grow, so do the number of teachers who have tested positive for COVID-19.
Mayor, Health Commissioner Encourage New Yorkers To Get Their Flu Shots: 'We Should Not Underestimate It'The mayor also shared an update on the city's test and trace program, saying it has prevented up to 15,000 potential cases of the coronavirus.
FEMA Ending Funding To Clean Subways, Buses, Schools And Other FacilitiesThe agency says it's because the funding is not an "immediate action" to protect public health and safety.
'Certified Young Person' Paul Rudd Stars In New PSA Urging People To Wear MasksGov. Andrew Cuomo wants more millenials to wear masks, and he brought in a celebrity to help spread the message.