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NYC nurse dies from coronavirus, family and co-workers say

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A health care worker at one of the New York City hospitals under siege by the coronavirus has died, according to coworkers and his sister.
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Hospitals prepare for surge of COVID-19 patients

Hospitals prepare for surge of COVID-19 patients

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Health officials expect surge in 2-3 weeks; hospitals making room for new patients
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USNS Comfort to arrive in NYC on Monday to relieve hospitals overrun with coronavirus patients

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Navy crews sped up the refitting of a hospital ship expected to arrive in New York Harbor on Monday. The USNS Comfort is to set sail from Norfolk, Va. on Saturday on its mission to help the city's hospitals, which are overwhelmed with coronavirus patients. President Trump announced Thursday that...
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NYC aims to triple hospital beds for coronavirus patients; medical supplies restocked 'day to day, hour to hour'

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New York City wants to triple its number of hospital beds by May to address the surge of patients with coronavirus - even as Mayor de Blasio said restocking the system with supplies may be done “hour to hour.” There are currently some 20,000 beds in public and private hospitals across the five...
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Navy hospital ships set to arrive in NYC, LA within days to relieve pressure on local hospitals treating coronavirus patients

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A 1,000-bed Navy hospital ship will arrive in New York Monday to will relieve the pressure on hospitals dealing with coronavirus patients.
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Coronavirus: NYC hospitals scour ‘nooks and crannies' to add more beds

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In a race against time and a mounting death toll, New York City hospitals are frantically scouring their premises to find any available space to treat patients flooding in with coronavirus symptoms. From Elmhurst to Montefiore to Kings County, the mandate is clear - find the room and get more beds...
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Halt all but essential construction now: The coronavirus crisis is endangering workers' lives

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New York State's moral compass can be seen in the way that we treat our most vulnerable populations, especially during a time of crisis. The laws and policies that our representatives are implementing both at the city and state level right now are telling of our priorities during this pandemic...
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USA now has more coronavirus cases than either China or Italy

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Major outbreaks in so-called hot spots such as New York threaten to overwhelm the local hospital systems, which have a limited number of beds, staff and equipment.
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New Jersey officials planning for possibility of rationing ventilators

New Jersey officials planning for possibility of rationing ventilators

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New Jersey officials are beginning to discuss the “haunting” possibility that hospitals may soon have to decide which patients critically ill with coronavirus get ventilators and which do not.
Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli said during a press conference with Gov. Phil Murphy on Thursday that the Medical Society of New Jersey is putting together an advisory committee that will, among other things, address “the bioethical considerations of the availability of particularly life-saving modalities like ventilators.”
“That is, I would have to say, one of the more difficult issues we...
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One ventilator, two patients: New York hospitals shift to crisis mode

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NEW YORK - At least one New York hospital has begun putting two patients on a single ventilator machine, an experimental crisis-mode protocol some doctors worry is too risky but others deemed necessary as the coronavirus outbreak strains medical resources.
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Pageant queen wife seeks DIVORCE from Minneapolis cop charged with murder of...

Pageant queen wife seeks DIVORCE from Minneapolis cop charged with murder of George Floyd

A week that saw Derek Chauvin play a disturbing role in the death of unarmed black man George Floyd has ended with the cop behind bars and now facing divorce proceedings as his... Read more ...

Supreme Court sides with California's religious gathering limit, rejects...

Supreme Court sides with California's religious gathering limit, rejects church's claim

In a 5-4 decision Friday, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of California Gov. Gavin Newsom's guidance to restrict religious gatherings. Read more ...

People protest around Milwaukee shutting down streets

People protest around Milwaukee shutting down streets

Demonstrators protesting the deaths of George Floyd in Minneapolis and Joel Acevedo in Milwaukee protested around the city on Friday. Read more ...

White House placed under LOCKDOWN as protests over George Floyd's death...

White House placed under LOCKDOWN as protests over George Floyd's death reach US capital

A massive group of demonstrators has converged on the White House to protest police brutality, reportedly prompting the Secret Service to place the building on lockdown as... Read more ...

WATCH protesters besiege CNN's Atlanta headquarters, set POLICE CAR on fire...

WATCH protesters besiege CNN's Atlanta headquarters, set POLICE CAR on fire & vandalize huge network logo

An angry group of protesters marched on CNN's headquarters in Atlanta after police dispersed a rally elsewhere in the city, smashing windows, setting fire to squad cars and... Read more ...

Watch: Video captures clash, aftermath between Boston police, protesters

Watch: Video captures clash, aftermath between Boston police, protesters

A confrontation between Boston police and protesters turned ugly Friday night outside District 4 headquarters, with pepper spray apparently being used on some. Read more ...

SpaceX, NASA are ‘Go for Launch', weather permitting

SpaceX, NASA are ‘Go for Launch', weather permitting

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - NASA and SpaceX are keeping a close eye on weather conditions in Florida as they target a Saturday afternoon launch of the historic crewed Demo-2... Read more ...

Photos: Third night of protests in Minneapolis after death of George Floyd

Photos: Third night of protests in Minneapolis after death of George Floyd

Destructive protests continued in Minneapolis on Thursday over the death of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer kneeled on his neck. Read more ...

Gov. Reynolds details rent, mortgage aid during COVID-19 pandemic

Gov. Reynolds details rent, mortgage aid during COVID-19 pandemic

Gov. Kim Reynolds detailed aid available for renters and homeowners struggling to pay rent or mortgages during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more ...

Trump Says U.S. Will Withdraw From WHO. Does He Have The Authority To Do It?

Trump Says U.S. Will Withdraw From WHO. Does He Have The Authority To Do It?

In a press conference on Friday, the president said he would immediately severe ties - and funding - to the World Health Organization because of its relationship with China. Read more ...