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A tiger at the Bronx Zoo tested positive for COVID-19 after coming into contact with an asymptomatic caretaker

A caretaker at the zoo who had COVID-19 but was asymptomatic infected the tiger, the zoo said on Sunday.

NYC Department of Education is banning Zoom over privacy concerns for students and teachers

Zoom has been plagued by privacy concerns in recent weeks as schools and other groups have moved online and witnessed "Zoombombing" incidents.

The billionaire owner of the Brooklyn Nets donated millions of masks and ventilators to New York’s struggling hospitals

Big-name donations have been offered to New York, the US epicenter of the outbreak that marked a grim record-high of deaths over the weekend.
A man crosses a nearly empty 5th Avenue in midtown Manhattan during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in New York City, New York, U.S., March 25, 2020

Coronavirus has turned New York into a ghost town, so I’m making a ‘mixtape’ to cope

Opinion | I'm trapped in "the greatest city in the world," which has become a place of profound dread and sadness. Music has been my salvation.
A healthcare worker removes and discards personal protective equipment (PPE) into a trash can after wheeling the bodies of deceased people outside the Wyckoff Heights Medical Center during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the Brooklyn borough of New York City, New York, U.S., April 2, 2020.

New York Gov. Cuomo says he expects the peak of the coronavirus outbreak to hit in the ‘seven-day’ range as cases skyrocket

New York has 11,000 new cases and China's donating 1,000 ventilators: Here are all the key takeaways from Gov. Cuomo's coronavirus press conference.
A sign tells visitors that masks are required.

‘The scary things that this virus can do’: Doctors across NYC share the harrowing reality of caring for oxygen-starved coronavirus patient...

"The hospital is basically turning into one giant COVID unit." New York's medical centers face a surge of coronavirus patients.
A nurse at New York City's Presbyterian Hospital shares notes from a week of her life on the front lines of the COVID-19 coronavirus. Subject not pictured.

A week in the life of a night nurse treating coronavirus patients in New York City’s top hospital, where she says space is running out for patie...

Business Insider followed a nurse at NewYork-Presbyterian, the state's top hospital for 19 straight years, for five shifts over calls and texts.
A general view of the New York Presbyterian-Lower Manhattan Hospital in New York, United States on August 10, 2019.

New York City sent out a push alert to all phones asking licensed healthcare workers to volunteer in overburdened facilities

New York City has become the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in the US with more than 57,000 people infected and over 1,500 deaths.
Dr. Kenneth Davis, 72, is the CEO of the Mount Sinai Health System.

As NYC healthcare workers battle the coronavirus, 2 top Mount Sinai execs are reportedly waiting out the crisis in their Florida vacation homes

The CEO of the Mount Sinai Health System is reportedly at his $2.6 million mansion in Florida as workers in NYC are on the pandemic front lines.
A New York commute, photographed on June 7 and July 11, 2012.

28 painfully repetitive photos of New Yorkers’ commutes show why many probably aren’t missing them right now

Photographer Peter Funch staked out a corner near Grand Central Terminal for 10 years to show how boring and repetitive a daily commute can be.