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This case series describes characteristics of pregnant women in New York City with confirmed or presumed coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infection. Beginning March 22, 2020, the authors contacted all pregnant women from one large obstetrical practice in New York City to Read More
This retrospective study assessed the characteristics and early outcomes of 200 patients hospitalized with COVID-19 in the Bronx, focusing on obesity as a risk factor for poor outcomes. Using multivariate analysis, the authors found that severe obesity (BMI≥35), male sex, Read More
This small study estimated the prevalence of SARS-COV-2 among pediatric cancer patients at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in the US. Between March 10 and April 12, 2020, the center performed a total of 335 tests for SARS-CoV-2 among 178 Read More
This is a brief case series study on the placental/membrane SARS-CoV2 RNA PCR swab results of 11 symptomatic mothers with confirmed COVID-19 infection in pregnancy; only 3 were positive for SARS-CoV-2. All charts pregnant women diagnosed with COVID-19 who gave Read More
In order to provide a more accurate measure of the impact of the pandemic, this CDC report estimates all-cause excess deaths NYC between March 11–May 2, 2020. The authors defined excess deaths as the number of deaths above expected seasonal Read More
New York State (NYS) has emerged as the national epicenter of the United State’s COVID-19 epidemic. This report details the extent of testing and test results during the month of March in NYS, along with risk factors, outcomes, and household Read More
This article reports the results of focus group and key informant interviews with clinicians regarding changes in their roles, identities, duties, and decision-making autonomy that may result from the need to implement crisis standards of care (CSC) during disaster triage, Read More
Public use of face masks for limiting the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic is controversial, though increasingly recommended. The impact of this intervention on morbidity and mortality is not well understood. This study developed a compartmental model for assessing the Read More
This study of COVID-19 positive patients with cancer reports a case fatality rates of 2-3 times the age-specific percentages seen in non-cancer patients with COVID-19. The authors examined 218 COVID-19 positive patients with cancer who were treated at Montefiore Health Read More
This research letter examines population characteristics and hospital bed capacities across the 5 boroughs of New York City (the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island) and evaluates whether differences in the rates of COVID-19 testing, hospitalizations, and deaths have Read More

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