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Open Letter to President Trump about Covid-19 Origin

Open Letter to President Trump about Covid-19 Origin


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New York Life partners Cigna to raise $100 M for families of healthcare workers and volunteers


New York: New York Life has announced that it has partnered with Cigna to launch, through their foundations, the Brave of Heart Fund. The Fund will provide financial and emotional support to the families of healthcare workers and volunteers nationwide – including doctors, nurses, technicians, orderlies, cafeteria workers, and custodians – who lose their lives...

Covid crisis put paid to the plans of Long Island City couple Mark Van Name and Jennifer O’Leary, before a councilman from Queens offered to officiate their wedding.

NYC councilman helps couple tie the knot in his backyard


On April 25, NYC Councilman James G. Van Bramer converted the backyard of his Sunnyside home into a wedding destination for Mark Van Name and Jennifer O’Leary. The Long Island City couple had sent out their wedding invitation for April 25. Their guest list had more than 200 people. But COVID-19 had changed the world, and...

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PM Modi’s corona response enhances India’s global stature


By Jagdish Sewhani Today, India is seen as a country which not only takes care of its citizens and its neighbors but also the rest of the humanity to the best of its ability. Thanks to the legendary administrative acumen of  Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his visionary leadership, at their best display during the current...

At Mount Sinai hospital in Manhattan, nephrologists noticed kidney dialysis catheters getting plugged with clots.

NY doctors try new treatment protocol after finding blood clotting corona symptom


New York: As the novel coronavirus spread through New York City in late March, doctors at Mount Sinai Hospital noticed something strange happening to patients' blood. Signs of blood thickening and clotting were being detected in different organs by doctors from different specialties. This would turn out to be one of the alarming ways the virus...

US airlifts 4,000 Americans from India, 6,000 in waiting

Post Date: April 23, 2020

New York: The US has airlifted 4,000 Americans from India, while 6,000 were waiting, according to the State Department's top consular official. Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Ian Brownlee said that India was "more challenging at the moment" in the repatriation efforts because of the lockdown. Of the about 17,000 Americans waiting to return to the...

NYC sees ‘real progress’ as ICU patients decrease: de Blasio

Post Date: April 23, 2020

Mayor de Blasio said New York City is seeing “real progress” in combatting coronavirus as public hospitals see a drop in the number of patients in intensive care units despite a jump in hospitalizations. “Even against the backdrop where there’s been real progress, we still need more progress to get to the point where we...

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De Blasio says NYC will honor COVID-19 heroes with ticker-tape parade


The Big Apple will celebrate its “rebirth” after the coronavirus lockdown is lifted with the “greatest” ticker-tape parade ever — to celebrate the city’s health care workers and first responders, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday. “The day is coming where we will overcome this disease,” de Blasio said during a conference call with reporters. “When that...

Former NY Mayor Michael Bloomberg will contribute $10 M to the effort

NY to launch coronavirus tracing with Bloomberg’s help


Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg will lead a massive effort to recruit and train a medical “tracing army” to find people infected with coronavirus and isolate them to slow the spread of the disease, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Wednesday. Bloomberg will contribute $10 million to the effort, which will be run through the...