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New York Health Department says hundreds of people may be infected with polio virus

New York Health Department says hundreds of people may be infected with polio virus

Polio found in sewage samples in 2 New York counties 02:04 New York state health officials found indications of additional cases of the polio virus in sewage samples from two different counties, prompting them to warn that hundreds of people may be infected with the potentially serious virus. Just two weeks ago, the New York …

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US declares public health emergency over monkeypox outbreak

US declares public health emergency over monkeypox outbreak

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government declared a public health emergency Thursday to bolster the response to the monkeypox outbreak. that has infected more than 7,100 Americans. The announcement will free up money and other resources to fight the virus, which can cause fever, body aches, chills, fatigue and pimple-like lumps in many parts of …

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LGBTQ monkeypox patients use social media to help each other get treatment

LGBTQ monkeypox patients use social media to help each other get treatment

Popular support against monkeypox TPOXX is an antiviral that can be used to treat monkeypox. But the prescription process is complicated and not well known. So members of the LGBTQ community created a shareable Google Doc to help patients find doctors who know what TPOXX is and how to navigate the cumbersome prescribing process. NEW …

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Port of New York and New Jersey adds fees for ocean carriers as shipping containers pile up

Port of New York and New Jersey adds fees for ocean carriers as shipping containers pile up

The Port of New York and New Jersey announced new fees Tuesday related to empty containers and export volume in its battle to ease container congestion. Both loaded and empty containers that are considered long-term will be subject to a quarterly “container imbalance fee.” The fee will be effective September 1, pending the federally required …

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AMERICA: On the map of the US, each spike is 1 square kilometer or 0.62 miles and there are no boundaries between states. The eastern half of America is much more populated than the western portion and the highly populated East Coast cities of Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. are seen on the right

Amazing spike maps that will change the way you see Earth

Eye-opening population density spike maps have revealed the true scale of how jam-packed America’s coastal areas are compared to its interior – and the staggering detail that New York City’s five boroughs could hold all the people on Earth if they stood shoulder-to-shoulder. Standard population density maps are colored but flat, so it’s difficult to …

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NYC drug store put $3.99 tins of SPAM in theft-proof cases as crime wave continues to grip Big Apple

NYC drug store put $3.99 tins of SPAM in theft-proof cases as crime wave continues to grip Big Apple

Spam-a-lock! New York Pharmacy Puts $3.99 Cans of SPAM and $3.49 Cans of HAM in Theft-Proof Cases as Crime Wave Takes Over the Big Apple One Twitter user noted the policy, where the meat substitute is sealed in a plastic container at the Duane Reade inside the Port Authority bus station. While this is not …

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$24 guacamole and $21 watery cocktails: Wannabe hotspot is summer’s biggest ripoff

$24 guacamole and $21 watery cocktails: Wannabe hotspot is summer’s biggest ripoff

It was supposed to be one of the hottest spots this summer, but it’s leaving customers cold. The opening of Gitano Island, an offshoot of a popular bar and restaurant in Tulum that has long had seasonal pop-ups in downtown New York, was breathlessly anticipated. Founder James Gardner told The Post that he was transporting …

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Ex-US congressman among 9 charged in insider trading cases

Ex-US congressman among 9 charged in insider trading cases

NEW YORK (AP) — A former U.S. congressman from Indiana, technology company executives, a man training to be an FBI agent and an investment banker were among nine people charged in four separate, unrelated trafficking schemes. insider trading revealed Monday with the disclosure of allegations in New York City. It was one of the biggest …

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