NYC admits to prioritizing race in distributing COVID tests

New York City health officials have been using race to help decide how to allocate valuable resources for coronavirus testing, leaked emails from the agency show. In a conversation with representatives from the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, City Council Member Joe Borelli’s office said voters on Staten Island’s south shore were having trouble … Read more

Omicron is milder than Delta UK study finds

Omicron appears to be a milder version of COVID-19 than the Delta variant, a leaked British government study shows. The UK Health Security Agency, the US equivalent of the Centers for Disease Control, found that those who get sick with Omicron are less likely to become seriously ill compared to those who get the Delta … Read more