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Sunset Park Lunar New Year 2020

Photos: Sunset Park celebrates the Lunar New Year

January 27 | Paul Frangipane

Despite news of the rapidly-spreading Coronavirus, hundreds of people came out Sunday to celebrate the Lunar New Year by making 8th Avenue in Sunset Park a colorful canvas of Chinese culture. The Brooklyn Chinese-American Association hosted the 33rd annual Lunar New Year celebration in Brooklyn’s Chinatown, with performances by schools, after school programs and senior centers […]

De Blasio: Coronavirus in NYC is ‘Not a question of if, but when’

January 24 | Mary Frost

Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Friday that “there is little doubt” that someone in New York City will soon become infected with the rapidly-spreading Coronavirus. “It’s not a question of if, it’s a question of when,” de Blasio told reporters at Emergency Management headquarters in Brooklyn. “We have to act on the assumption that […]

NYC health officials on high alert as deadly Coronavirus spreads around globe

January 23 | Mary Frost

Wash your hands “a little obsessive compulsively” if you want to reduce your chances of catching a new, rapidly spreading and potentially deadly virus, says Dr. Jorge Mercado, director of the pulmonary medicine section of NYU Langone Hospital — Brooklyn. First detected just last month in Wuhan, China, the previously unknown 2019-nCoV — or “novel […]

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