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New York considering stay-at-home order within 48 hours

New York's mayor said Tuesday the city's 8.6 million inhabitants should prepare for being ordered to stay at home at any moment within the next 48 hours to help contain the coronavirus pandemic.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

State deploys teams in NYC to test for Legionella bacteria

State officials are deploying 150 trained workers to test cooling towers in the borough of the Bronx for traces of Legionnaires' disease amid the largest outbreak in New York City's history.

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New York 'fully prepared' to handle Ebola case: mayor

New York's mayor said Friday that the city's health system is fully equipped to handle Ebola after a doctor who had been infected in West Africa was hospitalised in America's largest city.