Health Department Reports Four Babies Born With Zika Virus In New York City

zikaThe Health Department today issued a Health Alert informing health care providers that four additional babies have been born with congenital Zika virus syndrome in New York City since the Department announced the first case of Zika-related microcephaly in July. Continue Reading →

OP-Ed: Get Your Flu Shot…Not the Flu From Harlem To Hollis

mary-bassettBy Dr. Mary T. Bassett

A few days ago, I overheard a woman in Brooklyn saying proudly that she and her two children have never gotten the flu shot, and have never gotten sick. Continue Reading →

Health Department Reports First Baby Born With Zika-Related Microcephaly In NYC

160202170607-zika-virus-sexually-transmitted-dnt-gupta-lead-00013808-exlarge-169The Health Department today reported the first baby delivered with Zika-related microcephaly at a hospital in New York City. The baby and mother are currently in care and being monitored by physicians. Continue Reading →