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The doctor is out: After Howard Zucker’s departure, Kathy Hochul must recommit to transparency and letting the best public-health advice bubble up

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Dr. Howard Zucker, the man who, aside from former Gov. Cuomo himself, is most closely associated with New York’s long war against COVID — including its egregious failure to release vital data about exactly how many nursing-home residents died of the virus and when — is resigning as state health commissioner. No complaints here.

In his place, Gov. Hochul must appoint someone who will live up to mantras of transparency and accountability she so often repeats, while pushing for policies consistent with the best public health........

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