Tag Archives: City

New York City emergency medical workers prepare for layoffs

Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) lift a patient into an ambulance while wearing protective gear, as the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in New York City, New York, March 24, 2020. Stefan Jeremiah | Reuters The head of New York City’s emergency medical services union said Wednesday the city is preparing to lay off hundreds… Read More »

China’s Wuhan raises coronavirus death toll by 50% after city revises figures

This photo taken on February 17, 2020 shows medical staff members working at an exhibition center converted into a hospital in Wuhan in China’s central Hubei province. STR | AFP via Getty Images Wuhan, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in China, has revised upwards the number of confirmed coronavirus cases and deaths in the… Read More »

Sioux City pharmacy offering delivery and curbside pick-up – KTIV

SIOUX CITY (KTIV) – A local pharmacy is doing its part to contain the spread of COVID-19 by closing its doors to the public, but still ensuring people get their medical prescriptions. “For a couple weeks now we’ve had the pharmacy locked,” said Bill Drilling, Pharmacist. Bill Drilling, a pharmacist at Drilling Pharmacy in Sioux… Read More »

Light and space in the city

Space is the key word when it comes to an inner Melbourne project by NTF Architecture, known as Bluff. The Hawthorn East build was a renovation that saw the limitations of many old houses – low ceilings, small rooms, no flow to the outdoors – overcome with some modern style and contemporary sensibilities. Originally a… Read More »

CDC issues travel guidelines for Hong Kong after second coronavirus-related death in the city

A customer has his temperature taken during a screening outside a Cafe de Jargor restaurant during its first day of operations in Hong Kong, China, on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020. Chan Long Hei | Bloomberg Getty Images The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued new guidelines on Wednesday for American travelers to Hong Kong… Read More »

China locks down city of 11 million people at epicenter of deadly coronavirus outbreak

BEIJING — China is putting on lockdown a city of 11 million people considered the epicenter of the new coronavirus outbreak that has killed 17 and infected nearly 600 people, as health authorities around the world work to prevent a global pandemic. The previously unknown coronavirus strain is believed to have emerged late last year… Read More »