New York City To Implement 'Stay Safe And Stay Open' Initiative, Doubling Testing For COVID-19 In SchoolsThe announcement came Tuesday in reaction to rising hospitalizations across the country that include children.
Former NYC Health Commissioner: Threshold For Herd Immunity Against COVID-19 Will Be Higher Due To Highly Contagious Delta VariantOn Twitter, Dr. Tom Frieden said, "The higher infectivity of Delta means the threshold for herd immunity will be higher."
Former CDC Director Arrested On Sex Abuse Charge In NYCDr. Tom Frieden is accused of forcibly touching and harassing a 55-year-old woman in October 2017.
Massive Ebola Training Session Held At Javits Center As CDC Releases Revised Gear GuidelinesFederal officials will be in New York City Tuesday with new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers treating Ebola patients.
Obama Names Ebola 'Czar' As Precautions ExpandPresident Barack Obama is naming Ron Klain as the point man on the U.S. government's response to the Ebola crisis.
Health Officials Defend Their Response To EbolaThe federal government is ramping up its response to the Ebola crisis after a second Dallas nurse became ill and it was disclosed that she had been cleared to fly a day before her diagnosis.
Stepped Up Ebola Screenings Start At Newark Liberty, 3 Other US AirportsCustoms and health officials at Newark Liberty Airport will start taking the temperatures of passengers from three West African countries as part of a stepped up Ebola screening program.
President Obama: Ebola Monitoring Must Be 'More Aggressive'A second health care worker at a Dallas hospital who provided care for the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S. has tested positive for the disease, the Texas Department of State Health Services said.
Mayor Bill De Blasio At Ebola Roundtable: NYC Is ReadyThe mayor convened a meeting of city agencies at City Hall on Thursday as a display of readiness against the spread of the deadly virus.
Area Airports On Alert To Look For Passengers With Ebola SymptomsNewark and John F. Kennedy airports are among 20 ports of entry in the U.S. with quarantine stations that have been staffed with health officials trained to look for symptoms of Ebola in passengers.