Hundreds of police and EMTs, even doctors and nurses, immediately began treating injuries.
Worst of injuries were blast effects to the legs; shrapnel was relatively minor.
Boston Police say there were 'many casualties' in the Boston Marathon explosion
A.J. Heightman, JEMS editor-in-chief, with an update and insights on Boston Marathon explosions. Boston EMS (Emergency Medical Services) is well-prepared for this type of MCI.
Health officials are on high alert about a new strain of deadly bird flu spreading through China.
There are reports of a stabbing on a campus of Lone Star College.
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