D. Joy Riley

Joy is a graduate of the World Journalism Institute's mid-career course.

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Timeline for a pandemic disaster

Coronavirus | New York planted the seeds for its COVID-19 crisis among the elderly years ago
by D. Joy Riley
Posted 6/12/20, 03:37 pm

Jan. 1, 2011 

Andrew Cuomo assumes office as governor of New York

May 4, 2014

Howard Zucker, M.D., J.D., LL.M., becomes acting commissioner of health in New York

Zucker became a physician at the young age of 22. Before joining the New York State Department of Health, he was both a professor of clinical anesthesiology (Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University) and an adjunct professor of law (Georgetown University Law School).

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Will uterus transplants eventually violate all natural boundaries?

Medicine
by D. Joy Riley
Posted 11/27/15, 11:35 am

The Cleveland Clinic this month announced it would begin a clinical trial of uterus transplants—taking uteri from dead women and transplanting them into healthy women in their twenties and thirties who have ovaries but lack a uterus (an uncommon problem accounting for 3 percent of female infertility).

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Health workers warn Ebola epidemic might spread through unsafe sex

Ebola Virus
by D. Joy Riley
Posted 10/20/15, 08:30 am

The Ebola epidemic is not necessarily over, according to The New England Journal of Medicine. Last week the prestigious journal reported a study of 100 male Ebola survivors that showed viral genetic material from Ebola persisting in semen up to nine months after the onset of symptoms. That may mean the men can infect their sexual partners long after they’re cured.

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