COVID-19 Info and Resources
for the NYC Community



New York City medical and graduate students on a mission to connect New Yorkers with COVID-19 community resources, policy updates, health information and, most importantly, each other.

Key Updates





NEW YORK CITY AND STATE

New York City public schools will close on Thursday, November 19 due to an increase in positive COVID-19 tests, reaching a 7-day average of 3%.

Beginning November 13 at 10 p.m., bars, restaurants, and gyms must close in-person service from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. This also includes any other State Liquor Authority-licensed establishments.

Beginning November 13 at 10 p.m., indoor and outdoor gatherings at private residences must not have more than 10 people.


NATIONWIDE

Dr. Anthony Fauci predicts that a COVID-19 vaccine could be available to all Americans by April 2021.

The Moderna vaccine is 94.5% effective against coronavirus. Vaccinations for high risk groups could begin as early as the second half of December, and vaccinations would be available for the rest of the population next spring.

The Pfizer vaccine has hit a milestone with a press release indicating a vaccine efficacy of more than 90%! Check out our Instagram post to learn more.

Latest guidelines and updates from the CDC here.

Updated national cases here.

We post new key updates every day, so visit our website daily for the latest info!

For more updates, visit our Policy Updates page.

News & Research




NEW YORK CITY CASES & FATALITIES 
(as of 11/25)

303,007

Confirmed Cases

24,220

Deaths


While this number will continue to rise, the number of cases is a reflection of our ability to TEST.  Many people with COVID-19 have not been tested, meaning the true number is much higher.


RELIABLE HEALTH NEWS

CDC COVID-19 Latest News
WHO Rolling Updates
Medical News Today: COVID-19 Live Updates
Stat News: Coronavirus Coverage


UP-TO-DATE RESEARCH ON COVID-19

LitCovid Maintained open-resource literature hub. The articles are categorized by topic—overview, disease mechanism, transmission dynamics, treatment, case report and epidemic forecasting—as well as by geographic location for visualization on a world map.

COVID PapersAn updated collection of COVID-19 papers collected by University of California San Francisco.

Yale Literature DatabaseDatabase of COVID-19 literature maintained by Yale Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library, organized by region, by source, and by topic.
SUMMARIES OF COVID-19 RESEARCH

NYU COVID Literature ReviewsOne-line and one-page summaries of the most recent and relevant COVID-19 research, produced by students, physicians, and scientists at NYU.

Follow @litcovid_nyu on Twitter for research updates.

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