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If the coronavirus is airborne, reopening certain businesses such as nail, hair and tanning salons and tattoo shops – all of which are included in Phase Three – may not be as safe as previously thought.
If the coronavirus is airborne, reopening certain businesses such as nail, hair and tanning salons and tattoo shops – all of which are included in Phase Three – may not be as safe as previously thought.
NY should rethink its reopening plans

With new data available regarding COVID-19’s transmissibility, the state would be wise to rethink some of the industries it’s allowing to...

By AMANDA LUZ HENNING SANTIAGO | July 09, 2020
 
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Council Member and likely new Queens Borough President Donovan Richards.
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Donovan Richards on the NYPD budget, the HQ2 site and real estate money.
President Trump on July 7, 2020.
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New York is just one step closer to seeing President Donald Trump’s personal finances.
Queens Assembly Candidate Jenifer Rajkumar.
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New York City has never elected a South Asian American candidate. That could change this year.
Governor Cuomo on July 1, 2020.
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This isn’t the first time during the pandemic that the governor has rebuffed one of the mayor’s ideas.
A subway car on June 8th during phase 1 of reopening.
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The authority issues a new “challenge” for tech companies to keep transit safe.
Governor Cuomo at Pathways Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
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Nursing home deaths from COVID-19 are more complicated than the state Department of Health report explains.

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POLITICS

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Policy

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With new data available regarding COVID-19’s transmissibility, the state would be wise to rethink some of the industries it’s allowing to reopen.
This isn’t the first time during the pandemic that the governor has rebuffed one of the mayor’s ideas.
The authority issues a new “challenge” for tech companies to keep transit safe.

PERSONALITY

Governor Cuomo unveils COVID mountain.
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POWER LIST

MAGAZINE

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