But it still faces a challenge keeping people on drug regimens that can prevent serious illness and reduce the risk of transmission, experts say.
The de Blasio administration is launching a new offensive against "rat reservoirs," tackling a problem we wrote about last year. Continue Reading
The area's improvement—thanks to community action and city policy—is undeniable. What's debated is whether the same displacement seen in Bed-Stuy and Bushwick is headed that way. Continue Reading
The city says there was no post-Sandy rat explosion. But rats are still a major complaint in several neighborhoods, as experts say New York could do more to rebuff rodents. Continue Reading
Income inequality is rising around the globe, around the country and statewide. And despite its blue-collar rep, Brooklyn is one of the most polarized counties. Why is that? And why does it matter? Continue Reading
As tabloids celebrate an on-time state budget, a look at what one budget cut at the city level will mean: fewer childcare slots, less school prep for kids and a tough choice for their working parents. Continue Reading