The Pandemic Threatened Their Ventilators. Will NY Officials Change Course Before The Next Crisis?
State health guidelines say any patient who arrives at a hospital with their own ventilator risks having it taken away for another person during a pandemic. A lawsuit wants to change that.
May 27, 2021 1:35 PM
NY Doctors Get Creative As Ventilators Run Scarce
Doctors are using one ventilator for two patients, or using machines usually used for people with sleep apnea. Officials are even considering the use of ventilators reserved for animals.
Apr 1, 2020 4:10 PM
[Update] Trump Cites Bogus Claim That Cuomo “Established Death Panels & Lotteries"
Trump also claimed, without evidence, "we can socially distance ourselves and go to work," and that "you're going to have suicides by the thousands" if the shutdown continues.
Mar 24, 2020 3:34 PM
Terminally-Ill Woman Granted Right To Die Now Wants To Live
"I asked her, 'Are you doing this to make peace with your parents?' and her clear-as-a-bell answer was: 'I am doing this to make peace with God,'" her attorney said.
Updated: Oct 7, 2012 2:51 PM
Bronx Power Outage Leaves Rehab Center Patient Dead
A 49-year-old woman had a do no resuscitate order.
Updated: Nov 27, 2011 1:17 PM
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