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New York spent $69M on ventilators that never arrived: Report

Health care company supplying ventilators to hospitals, states VieMed Healthcare Inc. co-founder and CEO Casey Hoyt says the company’s clinicians have played an instrumental role in educating hospitals in ventilator use during the coronavirus pandemic. As New York state grappled with the devastating effects of the novel coronavirus, officials paid more than $69 million for […]

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New York governor extends shutdown to April 29

Credit: CC0 Public Domain New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday extended a shutdown in the epicenter of America’s deadly coronavirus pandemic until near the end of the month. Cuomo said the COVID-19 death rate in New York was “effectively flat” for the past two days but announced that schools and non-essential businesses must stay […]

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We’re Celebrating New Victories for Animals in New York City!

blog_ny-victory_103119_main.jpg This week, the New York City Council passed several bold measures that will make a tremendous, positive impact on animals big and small! The Council approved legislation to:  Encourage pet adoption. Protect wild birds. Ban the sale of force-fed poultry products (i.e., foie gras). Protect carriage horses from working in oppressive heat conditions by […]

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Little Kitten Achieves Big Milestone as ASPCA’s 500,000th Spay/Neuter Surgery in New York City

sn-50000-main.jpg Since 2002, the ASPCA’s fleet of mobile and stationary spay/neuter clinics has provided high-quality, low-cost surgeries to tens of thousands of pet owners and rescue groups in New York City each year. In July, the ASPCA marked a significant achievement by completing its 500,000th spay/neuter surgery, which took place at the ASPCA’s Spay/Neuter Clinic […]

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5 mothers sue New York City over mandatory measles vaccine order

Families sue New York City over mandatory measles vaccine order: 5 mothers say the emergency order and threat of $1,000 fine is unlawful, antisemitic, and totalitarian Five Brooklyn mothers filed lawsuits against New York City on Monday  They accuse Mayor Bill de Blasio of unlawfully targeting Jews with an ‘arbitrary’ state of emergency  Their lawsuit […]