30 Minutes: Fighting to Save a Life on the Streets of New York

A man from France dropped to the city pavement, one of more than 3,000 emergencies on this day alone. A young police officer rushed to help.

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At Elite Medical Centers, Even Workers Who Don’t Qualify Are Vaccinated

Administrators and young graduate students have been inoculated at leading research hospitals, contrary to state and federal guidelines.

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Prepare Kids for Back-to-School During the Pandemic

Face mask? Check. Hand sanitizer? Got it. Here’s how you can help kids ease back into school this fall.

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In Astounding Test, Scientists Revive Damaged Lungs for Transplant

Injured and unusable lungs were restored with respirators and pig blood. The procedure one day may increase the supply of organs for transplant.

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Meet the Heroes Fighting on the Front Lines Against Covid-19

Watch the doctors and nurses trying to save us from the coronavirus as they risk their own lives — and those of their families — in a new Times documentary on FX and Hulu.

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Hospitals Warn Nurses and Doctors Not to Speak Out on Coronavirus

Hospitals have warned, disciplined and even fired staff members who went public with workplace concerns about coronavirus precautions.

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Coronavirus in New York Could Overwhelm Hospitals

“We are not prepared,” one doctor said. New York City’s hospitals may be moving too slowly as the outbreak spreads, experts say.

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