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Three quarantined after NYC's first confirmed Ebola case

Officials tamped down New Yorkers' fears Friday after a doctor was diagnosed with Ebola in a city where millions of people squeeze into crowded subways, buses and elevators every day. … Full Article

Doctor being tested for Ebola in New York City

A doctor who had been to West Africa was being tested for Ebola at Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan, the New York State Department of Health (DOH) said Thursday. … Full Article
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Health officials reassure Brooklyn residents about Ebola

Health officials worked to defuse panic and misperceptions about Ebola and Enterovirus D68 at a Borough Hall town hall in Brooklyn Wednesday night. The forum was sponsored by Borough President Eric Adams. … Full Article

New York health workers get Ebola education

Some 5,000 New York health-care workers gathered Tuesday for a step-by-step demonstration of new protocols for treating Ebola patients from city, state and federal health officials. … Full Article

From humble beginnings in Crown Heights, Brooklyn native Alan B. Miller went on to build a Fortune 500 healthcare company

Immediately following the hostile takeover in 1978 of American Medicorp, Brooklyn native Alan B. … Full Article

Brooklyn judge rejects doctor's attempt to put sale of LICH on hold

State Supreme Court Justice Johnny Lee Baynes on Tuesday rejected a motion by a Brooklyn doctor seeking to put the sale of Long Island College Hospital (LICH) to Fortis Property Group on hold. … Full Article

Bay Ridge joins national Red Ribbon anti-drug fight

Red ribbons may look festive, but in Bay Ridge, they have a serious purpose. The neighborhood is getting behind the national Red Ribbon Campaign in a big way. … Full Article

Brooklyn Ebola and Enterovirus town hall set for Wednesday

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams is sponsoring a town hall on Ebola and Enterovirus D68 on Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 6 p.m. in the courtroom of Brooklyn Borough Hall.  … Full Article

Brooklyn doc to appear before judge Tuesday in move to halt LICH sale

A court appearance is set for Tuesday, Oct. 21 on a motion by a Brooklyn doctor seeking to halt the sale of Long Island College Hospital (LICH) to Fortis Property Group. … Full Article

Cuomo outlines New York State’s Ebola plan

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and other officials outlined a statewide Ebola preparedness plan at a press conference on Thursday. Cuomo said eight hospitals across the state were chosen as Ebola first responders. Four of the hospitals are located in New York City, and two in Long Island. … Full Article

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