NYC Health + Hospitals to triple IC capacity and expand personnel

To accommodate the rise in patients due to the increasing spread of the coronavirus, NYC Health + Hospitals plan to create more than 2,475 hospital beds, 760 ICU beds, and 2, 500 health care workers.

PODCAST: Dr. Jeffrey Gardere talks COVID-19 and mental health

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the crisis is causing many to experience anxiety when it comes to the health of themselves and loved ones.

Harlem Hospital nurses demand help: 'Huge population' of workforce is sick

Nurses rallied outside of NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem Monday morning to demand more staff and personal protective equipment amid the coronavirus crisis.

COVID-19: Renowned Doctor Says, ‘Be Vigilant. Don’t Be a Vector’

As COVID-19 continues to spread amid a growing number of fatalities, Dr. James Hildreth said it’s critical that everyone follows stay-at-home orders, social distancing guidelines, and anything else that could help keep Americans safe during the pandemic.

State of Emergency declared for Black America as public health experts reveal coronavirus is airborne

While many medical doctors maintain that the novel coronavirus is transmitted through droplets from coughs or sneezes, more and more medical experts and officials who work primarily with infectious respiratory illnesses and aerosols are convinced that the disease is airborne.

African American scientist breaks ground in cancer research

Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green, an assistant professor at Morehouse School of Medicine in the Physiology Department, has reportedly become the first person to successfully cure cancer in mice using laser-activated nanoparticles.

SUNY Downstate Medical Center accepting medical supplies donations

In response to an outpouring of generosity by our community to donate critical medical supplies, SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University–University Hospital of Brooklyn has established a special email that can be contacted by anyone interested in making donations.

COVID-19 mobile testing site opens in the Bronx

A new COVID-19 mobile testing site is open in the Northeast Bronx.

Doctor discusses COVID-19 myths, misconceptions

According to Dr. Luiza Petre, M.D., a board-certified cardiologist and nutrition expert, there are many misconceptions about the transmission and spread of the coronavirus, and also many myths circulating about how to protect yourself.

New York’s newest medical school holds first (remote) Match Day

The CUNY School of Medicine at The City College of New York (CSOM)—the first medical school established in New York State in over 40 years—held its inaugural Match Day event today with a virtual ceremony.

COVID-19 is a plague, but we are sticking together

The coronavirus is beyond anything that I have ever witnessed.

How is the coronavirus affecting pregnant women?

Due to an increasing spread of the coronavirus, people are concerned about how the virus will affect pregnant women.

Pfizer collaborates with BioNTech SE to develop and distribute needed vaccine

Pfizer has announced the signing of a letter of intent with BioNTech SE for the co-development and distribution of a coronavirus vaccine aimed at preventing COVID-19 infection.

The plan for a best defense

The virus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), is thought to have come from a bat. Where the bat got it from is uncertain. However, the virus is here for now and we humans must learn to live and protect ...

Coronavirus questions: Is my tap water safe to drink?

The global coronavirus pandemic has drastically changed daily life for almost all Americans, and a national emphasis on handwashing and hygiene is being reinforced constantly.