New York reports 1st US polio case in nearly a decade

New York reports 1st US polio case in nearly a decade

NEW YORK (AP) — An unvaccinated young adult from New York recently contracted polio, the first US case in nearly a decade, health officials said Thursday. Officials said the patient, who lives in Rockland County, had developed paralysis. The person developed symptoms a month ago and did not recently travel outside the country, county health … Read more

Soaring Demand For Monkeypox Vaccine Crashes NYC System

Soaring Demand For Monkeypox Vaccine Crashes NYC System

NEW YORK (AP) — Soaring demand for the monkeypox vaccine caused the appointment system to crash in New York City, one of many places where supplies have been running out almost as soon as they arrive. City health officials acknowledged the frustration over the limited supply of the vaccine and vowed to build a “stable … Read more

It’s 15 wins for Joey Chestnut as champ downs 63 hot dogs

It's 15 wins for Joey Chestnut as champ downs 63 hot dogs

Frankfurter-munching phenom Joey “Jaws” Chestnut gobbled his way to a 15th win Monday at the Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July hot dog eating contest, powering down 63 hot dogs and buns at the annual exhibition of excess. In a decisive chowdown comeback, women’s record-holder Miki Sudo downed 40 wieners and buns to win the women’s … Read more

How to find a hidden spy camera in hotel rooms and rental homes

How to find a hidden spy camera in hotel rooms and rental homes

Nearly 60% of Americans said they were worried about hidden cameras in Airbnb homes in 2019. And 11% of vacation home renters said they had discovered a hidden camera during a stay, according to a survey by the real estate investment company IPX1031. Spy cameras are not a new problem. In South Korea, more than … Read more

NYC clinic offering monkeypox vaccine to gay and bi men forced to close due to overwhelming demand

The decision saw hundreds of gay and bisexual New Yorkers that met the city stipulations for the shot turned away, amid fears of a prospective explosion of cases during Pride celebrations

New York City officials have come under fire for a botched rollout of moneypox vaccines for at-risk gay and bisexual men just two days before Pride — amid fears festivities for the annual event will trigger a surge in cases. Thirty cases of the rash-causing virus have already been detected in the Big Apple, with … Read more

Gang violence killed innocent college basketball star Darius Lee, police say in Harlem mass shooting

Gang violence killed innocent college basketball star Darius Lee, police say in Harlem mass shooting

HARLEM, Manhattan (WABC) — A 21-year-old college basketball star was killed and eight others shot when gunfire erupted in Harlem. It’s believed that it was a gang shootout that left an innocent young man dead. Tuesday morning, family and friends of the man killed at the late-night BBQ spoke out as police continued searching for … Read more