Barbot Backlash: Criticism Mounts Over De Blasio's Decision To Switch Health Commissioner Mid-PandemicThere's intense backlash Wednesday over Mayor Bill de Blasio’s stunning decision to switch health commissioners mid-pandemic – and a parting “kick” from the former commissioner herself.
New York City Council Members Call Out 'Serious Dysfunction' Behind The Scenes Of City's Coronavirus Response"I'm disappointed that our two health-related agencies have had their infighting exposed," said Councilwoman Carlina Rivera.
NYC Police Unions Call For Health Commissioner Dr. Oxiris Barbot To Be FiredThis follows a New York Post report that claimed Dr. Barbot and NYPD Chief of Department Terence Monahan had a heated argument in March.
Number Of Suspected Cases Of Mysterious Pediatric Illness Now 64 In New YorkState officials said there were at least 64 in New York, including 15 in New York City.
More Than A Dozen Children Hospitalized In NYC With Mystery Illness, Similar To Kawasaki DiseaseFifteen children, between the ages of 2 and 15 years old, are suffering from a multi-system inflammatory syndrome.
Medical Experts Warn Public Not To Ingest Disinfectants In Attempt To Cure CoronavirusThe idea was tossed out by the president during Thursday's White House briefing in a discussion on ways to kill the virus.
Coronavirus Update: New York City Reports First Possible Local CaseAccording to health officials, testing to determine if the individual does in fact have coronavirus will take a minimum of 36-48 hours and depends on CDC testing capacity.
Number Of New HIV Diagnoses In New York Falls To Record LowCity Health Commissioner Dr. Oxiris Barbot says the city takes “a data-driven, sex-positive approach” to preventing new infections with the virus that causes AIDS.
NYC Department Of Health Launches Aggressive Plan To Stop Spread Of Rabies In RaccoonsRabid raccoons have recently been found in New York City for the first time since 2011.