There are now four isolation rooms in Bellevue Hospital reserved specifically for Ebola patients. They're quarantined rooms with one hospital bed and a variety of medical equipment. Hospital staff wear two different suits to provide maximum protection from contracting the virus. Bellevue is the first New York hospital to create an Ebola ward. Ross Wilson is the chief medical officer for the Heath and Hospital Corporation.
"They are as prepared as they possibly can be to manage and assess patients who present as potential cases of Ebola," he said.
A replacement for the aging and outdated Port Authority Bus Terminal may be a decade or more away, but officials at the agency said Wednesday they plan to improve commuters' daily experience with a series of smaller measures while rethinking a long-term capital plan to include a new facility.
This week’s Fordham Conversations features Fordham’s professor of Law Nestor Davidson. He’s also Founder and Director of the Fordham Urban Law Center. We’re discussing the legal questions that arise as cities begin to grow.
Today at 6:02, the date will read 6:02,10/23. This means nothing to most, but, as any high school chemistry teacher will tell you it’s Mole Day! The date corresponds with Avogadro’s Number, 6.02 x 1023, or the number of particles in one mole of substance (If you don’t remember chem class, read the Wikipedia).
The Upper East Side smelled like Vodka this afternoon, as gay rights supporters rallied outside the Russian Consulate to protest what they called that nation's harsh anti-gay laws.