Gwynne Hogan

Reporter, WNYC News

Gwynne Hogan covers health for WNYC News. 

Gwynne Hogan appears in the following:

Measles Cases Continue to Grow. Here's How We Got Here.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Public health, freedom of religion and politics converge in the history of fighting over vaccinations. 

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New York Ramps Up The Battle Against A Measles Outbreak In Brooklyn

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

New York is mandating measles vaccines in certain Brooklyn zip codes where there is an outbreak of the disease — mostly affecting the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community.

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NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Declares Public Health Emergency To Combat Measles Outbreak

Tuesday, April 09, 2019

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio called a public health emergency Tuesday — mandating vaccination for all people within a Brooklyn neighborhood with a spike in measles cases.

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Brooklyn Hospital Turns Parking Lot Into Housing

Wednesday, April 03, 2019

"We have a cure for homelessness. It's called a home. It's 100 percent effective it has no side-effects."

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Rockland County Measles Ban Goes Into Effect

Thursday, March 28, 2019

One parent of an unvaccinated child says the ban only makes him want to resist more.

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Measles Outbreak: N.Y. County Restricts Minors From Public Places

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Officials in Rockland County in upstate New York have issued an order barring unvaccinated children from public spaces, due to an ongoing measles outbreak there.

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City Council Considering Bill Updating Flawed Legionnaires' Law

Monday, March 25, 2019

The tougher law would mandate more rigorous tracking of the cooling system apparatuses that can cause the potentially deadly pneumonia.

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City Tracks 21 New Measles Cases Back to One Williamsburg Yeshiva

Thursday, February 28, 2019

The ongoing outbreak has sickened 121 people since October, making it the largest outbreak of the disease since 1991, health officials said.

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Newark Failed to Inspect Dozens of Kids' Apartments Thought to Have Lead

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

The city's health department investigated less than a third of the cases it was supposed to.

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Newark Doulas Take On Disparate Birth Outcomes For Black Mothers—Head First

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Sister to Sister Community Doulas of Essex County is helping dozens of expectant mothers of color this year.

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Feds to Study Carcinogens in Residents Near New York Air Base

Friday, February 22, 2019

The study will look at around 400 residents around the Stewart Air National Guard Base.

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Survivors Say NJ's List of Abusive Clergy Leaves Many Unanswered Questions

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Survivors of clergy abuse say they're still waiting for full transparency from New Jersey's Catholic Church.

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How to Curb Flooding? Tax the Pavement, NJ Lawmakers Say

Thursday, February 07, 2019

A bill has passed the state legislature and is waiting for Governor Phil Murphy's signature.

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Why the Measles Virus is Back Across the United States

Monday, February 04, 2019

There are 48 confirmed infections and 13 suspected cases in Washington alone. The majority of the confirmed cases are connected to unvaccinated individuals.

Bloomberg Grant to Transform Camden Lots to Public Art Space

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Camden was awarded $1 million dollars in a nationwide competition from Bloomberg Philanthropies.

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Opioid Addiction Now Eligible for NJ's Medical Marijuana Program

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy says the state is adding opioid addiction to the list of eligible illnesses that can be treated under the state's medical marijuana program.

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NJ's Minimum Wage Increase Leaves Farm Workers Behind, Advocates Say

Friday, January 18, 2019

The plan proposed by lawmakers this week carves out an exemption for agricultural workers.

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Playing Dirty or Just Plain Playing — The Game of Political Hardball

Friday, January 11, 2019

In the game of political hardball, Democrats (seem to) finish last.

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Former NJ Gov. Jim McGreevey Alleges Political Retaliation After Firing From Jersey City Nonprofit

Tuesday, January 08, 2019

The former governor says he was fired by the nonprofit's mayorally-appointed board as an act of retaliation by Mayor Steve Fulop.

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House Majority Leader on Border Wall Funding, and Freshman Rep.'s Call to 'Impeach the Motherf---er'

Friday, January 04, 2019

Majority leader Steny Hoyer talks to host Amy Walter.

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