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New York’s new governor reveals more than 12,000 people added to state’s Covid death toll than Cuomo admitted

Kathy Hochul has pledged transparency as incoming administration reviews data from nursing home deaths that drew state and federal scrutiny under predecessor Days after being sworn into office following the resignation of Andrew Cuomo, New York Governor Kathy Hochul has revealed that the state’s Covid-19 death toll includes 12,000 more lives lost to the disease than had previously been reportedContinue reading “New York’s new governor reveals more than 12,000 people added to state’s Covid death toll than Cuomo admitted”

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Reports: NY officials altered count of nursing home deaths

Some New York lawmakers are calling for Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s impeachment after reports late Thursday that his top aides altered a state Health Department report to omit the true number of people killed by COVID-19 in the state’s nursing homes. The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times, citing documents and people with knowledge of the administration’sContinue reading “Reports: NY officials altered count of nursing home deaths”

Coverup claims engulf Cuomo as scandal over nursing home deaths grows

When Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s top aide told Democratic lawmakers this week why the administration slow-walked information on nursing home deaths, she appeared to be trying to dispel smoldering rumors of a cover-up. Instead the aide, Melissa DeRosa, threw gasoline on a fire that by Friday had enveloped Cuomo’s legacy of effective leadership during the Covid-19Continue reading “Coverup claims engulf Cuomo as scandal over nursing home deaths grows”

NYC Nursing Home Gave Dozens of Veterans Experimental COVID-19 Treatments. Some Families Had No Idea.

The New York State-run facility in St. Albans, Queens, administered a cocktail of hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin, despite safety warnings and doubts about efficacy. Yvonne Parson wasn’t in the room when her father died. Like millions of people with relatives inside one of the country’s many nursing homes this past year, she couldn’t be. James Hutcherson,Continue reading “NYC Nursing Home Gave Dozens of Veterans Experimental COVID-19 Treatments. Some Families Had No Idea.”