Keyword: Deborah Wallace
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My latest Con Edison electric bill was a real stunner: Between 40 and 50 percent above the previous bill, although only a tiny bit more kilowatts had been used. more
Since 1974, my husband and I have studied the 1970s cuts in fire service and their immediate and short-term consequences. more
“Fires have always been contagious, but before 1968, an ‘immunization program’ kept epidemics at bay,” I wrote in a 1998 book with my husband, Rodrick Wallace. It was called “A Plague on Your Houses: How New York City was Burned Down and National Public Health Crumbled.” more
A recent issue of The Riverdale Press described the noise from parties held at Van Cortlandt and Seton parks. more
Preventing epidemics require disease detections before infections reach critical mass — the epidemic threshold. New York City’s COVID-19 case detection was mid-March 2020. Mount Sinai Medical Center recently reported mid-February blood samples containing coronavirus antibodies — a month before detection, COVID-19 had spread through Mount Sinai’s patients. more
State attorney general Letitia James has two Cuomo investigations on her schedule: Sexual harassment of employees and manipulation of COVID nursing home death numbers. Two scandals. more
I got a campaign flyer in the mail from the Eric Dinowitz city council campaign. It promised heaven on earth. more
I just returned from mailing a book to a colleague. I went to the nearest post office to my home on Broadway near West 230th Street. more
My husband and I co-authored a public health brief that will be published by Springer International Publishing in November called “COVID-19 in New York City: An Ecology of Race and Class Oppression.” more
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