Emma Ockerman

Coronavirus

Video Appears to Show Brooklyn Hospital Loading Dead Bodies Onto Refrigerated Morgue Truck

“This is for real, this is Brooklyn, y’all,” the person recording the footage says in the video.
Emma Ockerman
3.31.20
Coronavirus

An Entire Nursing Home Is Being Relocated After at Least 10 Confirmed Coronavirus Cases

All the other residents of the New York-area facility are presumed to be infected.
Emma Ockerman
3.26.20
Coronavirus

A Man Died After Drinking a Fish-Tank Cleaner He Thought Would Combat Coronavirus

He and his wife thought the product was the same as the pharmaceutical drug that Trump's been touting as a potential “game-changer.”
Emma Ockerman
3.25.20
Coronavirus

Starbucks Employees Are Begging the Company to Shut Down Stores Because of Coronavirus: ‘Coffee Is Not Essential’

“Pretty much, the company is exposing their workers to unsafe conditions while everyone above a certain pay grade is protected.”
Emma Ockerman
3.19.20
Coronavirus

New York Is Now the Epicentre of the Coronavirus Crisis in the U.S.

The governor is basically shutting down all nightlife as cases climb to nearly 1,000 — half of them in New York City.
Emma Ockerman
3.17.20

In America, The CDC Says Cancel Your Wedding

New guidelines from the agency recommend postponing or cancelling gatherings of more than 50 people.
Emma Ockerman
3.16.20
Coronavirus

Here's What's Happening on That Cruise Ship in Japan with 135 Coronavirus Cases

Hundreds of people are stuck in their tiny cabins aboard the Diamond Princess, the largest concentrated area of coronavirus cases outside of China.
Emma Ockerman
2.11.20
china

China Just Quarantined the City at the Heart of the New Coronavirus Outbreak

They've cancelled planes and trains out of Wuhan, a city of 11 million people.
Emma Ockerman
1.23.20
Global Health Threats

China's Deadly Pneumonia-Like Virus Has Now Spread Through Human Contact, Officials Confirm

Six people have died, and there's worry about it spreading as the massive Lunar New Year travel ramps up.
Emma Ockerman
1.22.20
Jeffrey Epstein

The U.S. Virgin Islands Are Suing Jeffrey Epstein for Using His Private Islands to Abuse Underage Girls

One alleged 15-year-old victim attempted to escape by swimming, but Epstein formed a search party to track her down, according to the lawsuit.
Emma Ockerman
1.16.20
prison reform

Jay Z and Yo Gotti Are Helping 29 Mississippi Inmates Sue Prison Officials

A new complaint alleges underfunding and understaffing have resulted in "prisons where violence reigns."
Emma Ockerman
1.16.20
2020

Elizabeth Warren Just Reminded Bernie Sanders That Men Lose Elections Literally All the Time

“Since Donald Trump was elected, women candidates have outperformed men candidates in competitive races,” she said.
Emma Ockerman
1.15.20
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