A herd immunity data point: Borough Park in NYC has one of the highest antibody rates seen in the developed world: 43.9%, based on a huge testing program covering almost 1/3 of local pop. This week positivity rates of Covid-19 tests coming back hit 17%.
In some areas, including Borough Park in Brooklyn, many Orthodox Jews who have conservative views are more likely to take their cues about the virus from President Trump. Trump’s disdain for mask-wearing has influenced residents, leaders say.
Sick and tired of the way Holland Park Ave in @RBKC , the richest borough in the country, places me in constant danger from bad drivers. Tonight just the latest example. It is phenomenally dangerous. #Kensington @HounslowCycling @RBKC_cycling_ @MikeyCyclingcycling
Bill de Blasio is responding to the mass protest in Brooklyn yesterday by welding the gates shut at the biggest park in the Jewish community of Borough Park, Brooklyn. What does @NYCMayor have against the Jewish community?
JUST IN: The Health Department today is reporting 11 new cases of children with confirmed measles, bringing the total to 17. Communities in Williamsburg and Borough Park are affected. The children with measles range in age from 7 months to 4 years