Elmhurst Hospital was ground zero in the first wave of the Coronavirus pandemic in Queens. Mayor Bill de Balsio (WFP-New York City) refuses to reveal whether the City's public hospital system is ready for the Omicron outbreak gripping the City. Progress New York

de Blasio mum about preparing Elmhurst Hospital, and other public hospitals, for an Omicron variant wave that has triggered spikes in hospitalisations elsewhere

Mayor Bill de Blasio has refused to reveal whether New York City’s public hospital system is prepared for the Omicron variant outbreak, which experts believe will lead to spikes in hospitalisations.

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo, left, and Northwell Health hospital chain CEO Michael Dowling, center, possibly stood to profit financially from the suppression of COVID-19 data about nursing home deaths and from business with New York State, respectively, according to reports. Gov. Andrew Cuomo's YouTube Channel/Fair Use

Cuomo monetised the control of data that underreported COVID-19 nursing home deaths, in addition to attempting to thwart a Justice Department investigation : reports

Gov. Andrew Cuomo reportedly monetised the suppression of COVID-19 deaths in nursing homes in the form of a book deal and campaign donations, according to reports.

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