Will NY contain Covid-19 clusters? Here’s what experts say about avoiding second wave
Democrat & Chronicle
After New York curbed the virus’s spread this summer, COVID-19 cases are rising again and threatening to ignite a second wave fueled by the reopening of schools and colleges, as well as religious gatherings.
Lack of quick Covid-19 tests for kids prompts fear of school disruptions with weather cooling
It’s easier than ever to obtain a COVID-19 test in the Capital Region, but few providers offer rapid turnaround tests for patients under 18.
Gov. Cuomo’s book on New York’s Covid-19 battle launches amid virus uptick
The Wall Street Journal
The governor’s second memoir recounts interactions with the federal government and other scenes from his response to the pandemic.
Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine study paused due to unexplained illness in participant
A document sent to outside researchers running the 60,000-patient clinical trial states that a “pausing rule” has been met.
Studies find Covid-19 coronavirus can survive 28 days on some surfaces, 11 hours on skin
The coronavirus that causescan survive on items such as banknotes and phones for up to 28 days in cool, dark conditions, according to a study by Australia’s national science agency.
New York’s Southern Tier avoided the first Covid-19 outbreak. Now it’s getting hit.
Six of New York’s 10 most infected counties are in the Southern Tier or are contiguous to it.