Time 8 Apr 2020

Mt Sinai and New York Blood Center Call For Antibodies As Potential Treatment For Covid-19 Patients


New York City's Mount Sinai Hospital is one of the first places in the United States to collect plasma from COVID-19 patients to use as a possible treatment for the disease, in partnership with the New York Blood Center.

A growing number of companies and organizations are asking people to sign COVID-19 waivers to protect them from lawsuits if someone contracts the virus. CBSN legal contributor Keir Dougall, a former Assistant U.S. Attorney for New York's Eastern District, joined CBSN to discuss.
Press Conference by António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations, along with Prime Minister of Jamaica, H.E. Mr. Andrew Holness, and Prime Minister of Canada, H.E. Mr. Justin Trudeau, following the conclusion of the High-Level Event on Financing for Development in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has been praised for his leadership during the coronavirus pandemic, but his actions before it is coming under scrutiny. A report by investigative news site ProPublica compares the response of the East Coast with that of the West Coast, where California Governor Gavin Newsom let counties close earlier, likely avoiding a higher death toll. The article's co-author Joaquin Sapien joins CBSN's Tanya Rivero to discuss his reporting.
New Yorkers echoed protesters in several cities with calls for racial justice on May 30, following the police-involved death of George Floyd.

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