The Coronavirus Crisis

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Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has dramatically altered reality locally and abroad for the majority of this year. As the disease continues to unfold in our community, WSHU will continue to provide you with unbiased information, reporting on how COVID-19 is shaping our lives, and resources to help us all get through it, and particularly on the vaccines that have emerged to help fight it.

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National COVID Case Data From NPR


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N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo presents the FY2022 budget on Jan. 19, alongside budget director Robert Mujica.
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, in his budget address, said the state’s fiscal future is dependent on how much aid it receives from Washington under the new administration of President-elect Joe Biden and the Democratic-led Congress. Cuomo is seeking $15 billion dollars to plug two years of state budget gaps, and he’s threatening to sue if he doesn’t get it.

New York State COVID-19 drive-thru vaccination site at Plattsburgh International Airport
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Here’s the latest on the coronavirus outbreak in the region:

Students in New Haven, Connecticut, have returned to in-person schooling this week for the first time since last March.

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Universities across the country are reopening for the spring semester following sending students home after Thanksgiving in response to skyrocketing COVID-19 infection rates.