The number of coronavirus cases has more than doubled in New York in recent days. Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office announced Sunday morning the number of cases in the state has increased to 105, up from 89 Saturday and a sharp increase from the 44 cases that had been reported Friday.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have released a new warning about "superbugs" that includes the latest national death and infection estimates. The warning is important because the federal public health agency says "everyone is at risk" for antibiotic-resistant infections.
The official start of winter is just weeks away and, so far, Western New York has dodged any significant cold or snow. But that doesn’t mean area medical facilities aren’t expecting it and staying ready.
Families with loved ones undergoing care at Mercy Hospital now have an option, if needed to stay nearby at a new hospitality center not far from the South Buffalo medical center. The Grace Guest House was formally dedicated Monday.
An estimated 1800 to 1900 cardiovascular patients in Niagara County traveled to Erie County and beyond last year to seek the care they needed. Thanks to a newly opened cardiac catheterization lab, that number should drop significantly.