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Top NYC news: 38 children ill with virus-linked syndrome; city preps 1,200 hotel rooms; more

Top NYC news: 38 children ill with virus-linked syndrome; city preps 1,200 hotel rooms; more
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By Hoodline - Published on May 11, 2020.

Missed the most recent top news in New York City? Read on for everything you need to know.

In New York City, 38 children have become ill from a new virus-linked syndrome

Mayor Bill de Blasio said Sunday that 38 New York City children have been inflicted with a serious new inflammatory syndrome that city health officials say appears to be linked to an immune response to Covid-19.

Read the full story on The New York Times.

Why the path to reopening New York City will be so difficult

The factors that made the city one of the hardest hit on the planet — its density, mass transit and tourism — complicate a return to normalcy.

Read the full story on The New York Times.

NYC will dispatch 1K more 'social distancing ambassadors': Mayor

The "big story" about New Yorkers and social distancing is that they largely abide by guidelines to stop the new coronavirus' spread, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Sunday.

Read the full story on Patch.com.

New York City is readying 1,200 hotel rooms with laundry service and meals as part of the city's coronavirus testing and tracing efforts

The New York City coronavirus "test and trace corps" will begin by June. People living in cramped spaces who are COVID-exposed will be sent to hotels.

Read the full story on Business Insider.

How the pandemic is reshaping hospital architecture and design

As COVID-19 cases surged in March and April, New York City's Mount Sinai Hospital rapidly transitioned its care spaces to COVID-19 wards in an effort to stave off the virus and protect front-line workers at the epicenter of the outbreak. 

Read the full story on PBS NewsHour.


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