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NYC Jail-Related COVID Fatalities at Least Double Official Three Who Died in Custody

THE CITY and Columbia Journalism School identified six men who died after contracting coronavirus while in Department of Correction facilities. In an eerie echo of New York nursing homes, the department did not count deaths following release.

Public Hospital Pandemic Prep Playbook Called for Massive Mask Stockpile That Didn’t Materialize

The June 2019 document proved prescient in advising getting more PPE, enough staff to deal with throngs and space to isolate infected patients: "Lack of readiness creates significant safety problems."

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PHOTOS: Bellevue Workers Kneel for Nearly Nine Minutes in Tribute to George Floyd

Hundreds of healthcare workers rallied outside the Manhattan hospital Thursday afternoon in solidarity with anti-police brutality protesters.

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De Blasio Vows to Break Up NYC Homeless Shelter Crowds

The mayor reacted after photos THE CITY obtained showed social distancing nightmares at two facilities — scenes one official called "heartbreaking."

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Homeless Sent from Subways to Social Distancing Nightmares

Pictures show a human sprawl along the stairs at Manhattan’s 30th Street Men’s Shelter. A similar scene was captured at a Wards Island facility.

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NYC Shuttles Homeless Men from Subway to Packed Shelter

Amid the overnight train shutdown, caravans take men to Manhattan’s notorious 30th St. Shelter where social distancing to stop coronavirus is elusive.

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Nurses Face Scores More Deaths Due to Protective Gear Shortage, Union Suit Charges

Union lawsuits estimate that three out of four New York nurses have been exposed to coronavirus — and that 250 could die of COVID-19.

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Millions of N95 Masks NYC Ordered Weeks Ago for Public Hospitals Still MIA

The city’s purchasing agency has signed deals for up to 34 million masks — and has received just 637,760 so far, a review of contract records shows.

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Some Hospitals Defy Cuomo Panel Mask-on-Demand Order, Nurses Charge

Workers say protective equipment remains scarce, despite ruling. Meanwhile, public hospital nurses plan a protest over doctor’s note sick day edict.

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‘An Insane Situation’: Inside the Chaos at Bellevue Hospital

Nurses are pressured to certify they can perform duties they weren’t trained for, sources say, as equipment shortages persist and patient load grows.

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Frontline NYC Medical Staffers Describe Daily Battle at Struggling Hospitals

They’re scrambling to make do with shrinking resources as the patient apex nears. "I am most worried I will get sick and die," one Bronx doctor said.

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Mask Shortage at Bellevue and Other City-Run Hospitals Alarms Staff

There aren’t enough N95 masks, the best defense against coronavirus. Staffers say they’re being forced to reuse them or rely on less effective models.

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Detox Units Closing at All 11 NYC-Run Hospitals

Patients going through difficult process of weaning off drugs and alcohol will be steered back to overworked emergency rooms, THE CITY has learned.

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How Shelter Chaos Drives Many Homeless to Live on Streets and in Subways

NYC’s biggest shelter is plagued by violence — often carried out by repeat offenders who remain in the system, a trove of incident reports reveals.

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Man Charged in Detective’s Death Says He Wanted to Commit ‘Suicide by Cop’

Christopher Ransom, who says he’s battled mental illness, faces murder charges in the friendly fire death of Queens Det. Brian Simonsen.

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City Seeks to Move Mentally Ill Inmates to Hospitals

A new possibility in plans to close Rikers Island jails: relocation of mentally ill and medically needy to secure hospital facilities