Associated Press

Associated Press 30 Mar 2020

Mayor: Arrival of naval ship gives 'hope' to NYC


A Navy hospital ship has arrived in New York City to help relieve the coronavirus crisis gripping the city's hospitals. Mayor Bill de Blasio said the arrival of the USNS Comfort will "save the lives of New Yorkers in our hour of need." (March 30)

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday said that he hopes to ease some of the social distancing restrictions "somewhere between May and June." (April 14)
California Gov. Gavin Newsom says he hopes to increase the state's stockpile of PPE and ventilators in the coming weeks and that he hopes they will eventually be able to aid nearby states as needs arise amid the coronavirus outbreak. (April 8)
Grammy winner Ne-Yo not only sings and produces hit songs, but he hopes to produce new talent in the tech industry by focusing on young people of color. He is a board member for the Holberton School which emphasizes software engineering. (April 23)
A $1 billion joint project by the federal government and Johnson & Johnson is one of the more promising efforts to create a coronavirus vaccine. To meet anticipated demand, Johnson & Johnson says it will start to produce the potential vaccine even before approval.

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