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Coronavirus
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
March 02, 2020 - 4:05 pm
Connecticut and New Jersey officials on Monday called for caution, but “not panic” over the spread of coronavirus as New York deals with its first confirmed case.
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Saint Boniface Martyr Church
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Sophia Hall
March 02, 2020 - 1:53 pm
A church on Long Island announced Monday it will be taking steps to reduce the risk of parishioners’ potential exposure to coronavirus.
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Coronavirus
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
February 28, 2020 - 7:19 pm
The World Health Organization said Friday the risk that coronavirus will spread and have a global impact is now “very high.”
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Coronavirus
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Sophia Hall
February 26, 2020 - 8:09 pm
Nassau County health officials are warning residents to remain vigilant as over 80 people remain under voluntary quarantine for possible coronavirus exposure.
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Hospital Corridor
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Associated Press
February 21, 2020 - 5:32 pm
Researchers would aim to map the genes of one million people living with or at-risk of Alzheimer’s disease over five years through a proposed initiative at the State University of New York.
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support and connection center
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Kristie Keleshian
February 19, 2020 - 4:32 pm
New York City health officials announced Wednesday the opening of a support center for those who have had run-ins with the police but are not a threat to the public.
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Cigarette
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Sophia Hall
February 18, 2020 - 1:18 pm
Suffolk County lawmakers proposed new legislation that would stop second-hand smoke from filling apartment complexes.
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9/11 Memorial
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Peter Haskell
February 10, 2020 - 1:48 pm
A new study has found that cancer is not the only health issue that is threatening the lives of 9/11 first responders and survivors.
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Coronavirus Screening
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
February 06, 2020 - 4:03 pm
New York City health officials on Wednesday confirmed they are investigating two more possible coronavirus cases.
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Coronavirus
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
February 04, 2020 - 6:39 pm
Test results were released Tuesday for one of the three people under investigation for the coronavirus in New York City.
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