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CNN anchor Chris Cuomo, the brother of NY Governor Andrew Cuomo, says he tested positive for Covid-19 after suffering from flu-like symptoms for a week.
Cuomo, 49, tweeted he tested positive for coronavirus on Tuesday. He says he is now quarantining himself away from his wife and children in the basement of his home and will continue to film his nightly CNN show from there.
Governor Cuomo mentioned his brother's diagnosis during his daily press briefing on Tuesday. Gov. Cuomo said the number of cases in his state had increased by 9,298 to 75,795. Roughly 1,550 New Yorkers have reportedly died from the virus.
Gov. Cuomo said he last saw his brother two weeks ago. He used his brother as an example to urge essential workers to exercise caution.
Covid-19 causes mild to moderate flu-like symptoms in healthy adults under age 50.
The CDC offers the following tips to avoid spreading the flu or Covid-19 virus:
1. Do not touch your face with unwashed hands
2. Wash your hands frequently for at least 20 seconds
3. Avoid close contact with sick people
4. Sneeze and cough into a tissue or your elbow
5. Stay home if you are sick
5. Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces
6. When in doubt consult with a healthcare professional
New York has eliminated the religious exemption for vaccine requirements for children, sparking outcry among Orthodox Jews.
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New York is the latest state to offer free college tuition for its residents -- but there's a catch. Students must remain in the state after graduation or pay the tuition back as a loan.
Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo, who announced the benefit on Monday, said the rule was necessary to prevent students from taking advantage of the freebie and leaving the state.
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New York Governor David Patterson, who is legally blind, proved to be the better man today when he greeted Barack Obama at Albany International Airport in Colonie, N.Y.
As you already know, Obama has launched a campaign against Gov. Paterson to force him from running for reelection in New York. This cowardly move comes after Gov. Paterson refused Obama's personal request to step aside. Obama's narcissism knows no boundaries.
According to HotAir.com, the White House intentionally leaked the message to the media as part of a press campaign to shame Gov. Paterson into quitting the race.
The White House idea of “confidential” must be “leaking to everyone who has a pen and a piece of paper,” because several of “knowledgeable Democrats” also ran to Jake Tapper at ABC News with the same story. By the time you read this, several “knowledgeable Democrats” will have contacted the Podunk News Recycler and the West Sticks Free Times to let them know about this “confidential” missive to Paterson, too. Read more...
Barack Hussein Obama just lost another one: his car czar has stepped down after less than five months on the job. Steven Rattner, an investment banker, is under investigation for state pension fund hanky panky involving millions in kickbacks.
In 2005, Rattner's investment firm, Quadrangle Group, won $150 million in pension business with the help of a shady top political consultant who is himself under indictment.
Once again, a clueless Obama continued to back Rattner even after the federal investigation into his firm's business dealings were made public.
Rattner is replaced on the Auto Task Force by Ron Bloom, another of Obama's pals who doesn't know a thing about the auto industry.