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10.27.14 Rhett Jones

After an NYC resident, Dr. Craig Spencer, was diagnosed with the Ebola virus last Thursday, state and city leaders have stepped up their insistence on mandatory quarantines to the chagrin of federal authorities. Governor Cuomo of New York and Governor Christie of New Jersey have both instituted a mandatory 21-day quarantine for health care workers […]

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04.29.09 Will Sherman

Yesterday, we pointed out that Staten Island was the only borough without confirmed or suspected cases of Swine Flu. Unfortunately, it may be too late for the desperate quarantine measures we suggested to prevent the Wu Tang Clan’s island home from becoming infected: Health Department officials would not confirm today whether they were testing for […]

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04.28.09 Will Sherman

Currently, Staten Island is the only borough without any confirmed or suspected cases of Swine Flu. Earlier today, cases of the somewhat-dangerous, but media over-hyped virus were confirmed in Brooklyn and the Bronx, while a suspected outbreak was found at a Catholic school on the Upper West Side. Although the flu may already be lurking […]

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