Vaccine a tough sell in NYC's Far Rockaway

COVID-19 killed hundreds of people in one of New York City's most isolated neighborhoods. But the vaccine for the coronavirus is still turning out to be a tough sell to people in the Far Rockaway section of Queens.

Queens man among first to get newly approved treatment

With help from his doctor, Elijah White enrolled in the clinical trial for Benlysta, a monoclonal antibody that was approved in 2011 for lupus but originally excluded patients with severe kidney disease.

Cuomo takes aim at houses of worship, mass gatherings in hot spots

Cuomo said the severity of shutdowns would vary by proximity to hot spots. The rules will take effect no later than Friday in parts of Brooklyn and Queens, sections of Orange and Rockland counties north of the city, and an area within Binghamton near the Pennsylvania border. 

Gov. Cuomo raises alarm about new virus hot spots

Just 10 ZIP codes represent a quarter of the state's new infections in recent testing, according to the governor. A disproportionate number of new cases have come from communities home to many Orthodox Jews.