Coronavirus

Health Care

Why is the Bronx’s COVID-19 vaccination rate so low?

Experts said a mistrust of doctors, a lack of access to vaccination sites and online conspiracy theories were contributing factors.

Health Care

With business picking up again, what’s the fate of pandemic dining rules?

Customers and business owners want some measures, like outdoor dining, to stay.

Health Care

COVID-19 delta variant FAQ

We answer all your questions, from should I keep wearing a mask if I’m vaccinated to why are vaccinated people contracting the coronavirus?

Health Care

COVID-19 ‘long-haulers’ join the ranks of disabled Americans

On the anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act, a new wave of people with disabilities are adjusting to their new normals.

Education

Could the delta variant complicate the coming NYC school year?

Less than 1% of summer classrooms have been impacted by positive cases. Health experts disagree on how schools should handle quarantines.

Politics

What happened to to-go alcohol and how it could come back

Bills to extend the pandemic accommodation haven’t passed.

Health Care

COVID-19 delta variant looms as NY reopens

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has heralded this season as the “Summer of New York City,” in which the five boroughs will come roaring back from their pandemic-induced slumber, but the highly contagious new delta variant of COVID-19 threatens the mayor’s vision for the city.

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The coronavirus in New York, by the numbers

New York ramps up its vaccination efforts. Here’s a look at other key COVID-19 figures in the state.

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COVID Cautious: Quelling New York vaccine hesitancy

Public health experts discuss methods to increase vaccination rates amongst reluctant New Yorkers.

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Should NY relax its mask mandate?

Public health experts and epidemiologists are concerned that doing so could lead to a spike in COVID-19 cases.

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Is NY reopening too quickly?

It all depends on how well the city can adhere to COVID-19 restrictions.

Education

How did New York colleges use federal coronavirus relief money?

Some schools cut tuition and others reimbursed students for on-campus housing.

MTA

The end of the un-scientific subway shutdown

Growing scientific research suggested disinfecting trains had little effect on spread of the coronavirus. Cuomo did it for a year anyway.

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Prisoners slowly receiving COVID-19 vaccines

After winning a lawsuit against Cuomo and navigating the J&J pause, incarcerated people are finally getting vaccinated.