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Pfizer, BioNTech Seek COVID Vaccine Authorization for Kids

Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech have submitted a request to the European drug regulator for the approval of their coronavirus vaccine to be extended to include children 12 to 15 years old.

COVID-19 – Mental Fatigue and EMS Resilience

May 18, 2021 | 1:00 PM EDT

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to challenge our emergency medical services system and workforce. Multiple stressors are further aggravating mental fatigue and “burnout” among EMS professionals. This session will describe factors impacting the psychological resilience of the EMS workforce and explore strategies to improve the health and wellness of our community.

Outdoor Mask Guidance Echoes What Many Americans Already Do

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has eased its guidelines on the wearing of masks outdoors.

Seguin (TX) Firefighter/Paramedic Dies after COVID-19 Battle

Roger Dean served as a firefighter and paramedic for the Seguin Fire Department since 2018. He passed away at a Houston hospital on Friday.

U.S. Drop in Vaccine Demand has Some Places Turning Down Doses

As the supply of the vaccine in the U.S. outpaces demand, some places around the country are turning down shipments.

How Long Does Protection from COVID-19 Vaccines Last?

Experts don't know yet because they're still studying vaccinated people to see when protection might wear off.

New Data Reassuring for COVID-19 Vaccinations in Pregnancy

One of the largest reports on COVID-19 vaccination in pregnancy bolsters evidence that it is safe.

Countries Worldwide Hit New Records for Virus Cases, Deaths

Nations around the world set new records Thursday for COVID-19 deaths and new coronavirus infections.

Sacred Cows & Data Cubes: The Thing about Texas, Part 2

Jonathon Feit talks with Joseph Casciotti, battalion chief of community medicine at the Harris County (TX) Emergency Service District 48 Fire Department.

Plainville (MA) EMT Battling COVID-19 in Need of Help

Brett Bertram has his career built around helping others in their time of need.