Health Care

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Wednesday that the city has canceled 23,000 vaccination appointments.
Two weeks into New York’s expanded coronavirus vaccine rollout, some parts of the state are hitting the brakes.
Public health advocates say it could reduce HIV transmission.
A woman gets vaccinated at Calvary Baptist Church in White Plains.
Confusion in the county has led many to book vaccine appointments in New York City.
Governor Cuomo during the State of the State address on Monday.
Public health experts hope the discovery acts as a “wakeup call” about New York’s troubling increase in cases.
Line at Morrisania Hospital in the Bronx in 1947 for the smallpox vaccine.
New York City gave smallpox vaccines to 5 million residents in just two weeks 74 years ago. What have we unlearned?
New York is ahead of other large states when it comes to the number of vaccinated people per 100,000 residents.
Residents are starting to get the second doses they need to be protected against COVID-19.
COVID-19 restrictions sign in London in November 2020.
The seemingly more transmissible variant is in the United States.
COVID-19 vaccine
New York is investigating whether ParCare Community Health Network gave out vaccines to people who didn’t qualify.
Governor Cuomo announcing the Vaccine Equity Task Force
Members of a new state task force explain what needs to be done to beat COVID-19.
The first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine given in the United States.
It appears to be more transmissible, but it’s unclear if it’s different enough to be unaffected by existing vaccines.