• Actors' union starts emergency fund for struggling artists during coronavirus shutdown

    3 days ago - By New York Post

    As millions of people in New York City suffer from the coronavirus and its devastating economic effects, one of the hardest-hit places has been the legendary Great White Way. When Gov. Andrew Cuomo ordered that all gatherings of 500 or more people were banned due to the rapid spread of COVID-19, he was also effectively...
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  • New York Starts Clinical Drug Trials For Coronavirus Treatment

    New York Starts Clinical Drug Trials For Coronavirus Treatment

    3 days ago - By Essence

    The epicenter of the United States' COVID-19 pandemic has started clinical trials on pharmaceutical drugs that could potentially treat the virus. According to a news release by New York Gov., Andrew Cuomo the observational studies began on Tuesday. Cuomo's office said that the state of New York acquired 70,000 doses of hydroxychloroquine, 10,000 doses of Zithromax and 750,000 doses of chloroquine in the last few days in hopes of testing the results among patients suffering with the sometimes-fatal coronavirus. During a press conference on Tuesday, the governor showed confidence in the face...
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  • 13 Patients Died From Coronavirus In One Day At New York Hospital

    13 Patients Died From Coronavirus In One Day At New York Hospital

    3 days ago - By Essence

    New York City is currently the epicenter of the coronavirus crisis in the United States and over the past 24 hours, Elmhurst Hospital in Queens saw at least 13 patients die, as the surge in cases continues. According to CNN, NYC Health and Hospitals and Elmhurst Hospital released a statement noting that staff is doing everything possible to save patients, as well as meet the unprecedented demand for personnel and supplies in the face of the pandemic. “The frontline staff are going above and beyond in this crisis, and we continue surging supplies and personnel to this critical facility to...
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  • New York's Best Chefs Launch Funds for Furloughed Employees

    New York's Best Chefs Launch Funds for Furloughed Employees

    3 days ago - By Elite Traveler

    Eric Ripert, one of New York's best chefs, has set up a fundraiser for Le Bernardin employees / ©Daniel Krieger
    Some of New York's best chefs have responded to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis by setting up funds to support the employees who effectively lost their incomes overnight when the city was locked down.
    New York is the center of America's coronavirus outbreak and all restaurants and bars will be closed for the foreseeable future. It leaves tens of thousands of workers facing months without pay and dire financial hardship. Now, some of the city's most successful chefs have asked their...
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