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Bartlesville (OK) EMT Dies from COVID-19

It is believed EMT Stan Wilson contracted the disease from his mother earlier in the month.

Bladen County (NC) EMT Succumbs to COVID-19

Donna Cagle, who worked as an EMT for Bladenboro (NC) EMS for 21 years, died after battling COVID-19.

NY Hospitals Fear Staff Shortage as Vaccine Deadline Looms

Doctors and nurses — and also support staff, have been given until Sept. 27 to get at least their first vaccine shot.

CDC Leader Adds Healthcare Workers to COVID Booster List

People who live in institutional settings that increase their risk of exposure, such as prisons or homeless shelters, as well as health care workers, are included.

Is the Delta Variant of the Coronavirus Worse for Kids?

Experts say there's no strong evidence that it makes children and teens sicker than earlier versions of the virus.

U.S. COVID-19 Deaths Are Topping 1,900 a Day

COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. have climbed to an average of more than 1,900 a day for the first time since early March.

Personal Protective Equipment for Emergency Medical Services; Research and System Needs

Exceptionally high rates of occupational fatality and injury rates among paramedicine clinicians indicates EMS-specific risk reduction research is desperately needed.

Federal Judge To Rule if Health Workers Should Get Religious Exemption to COVID-19 Shot

A federal judge soon will decide whether health workers should be able to opt out of Maine's COVID-19 vaccine mandate for religious reasons.

J&J COVID-19 Booster Shot Prompts Strong Response, Company Says

The company says a booster dose to its one-shot coronavirus vaccine provides a strong immune response months after people receive a first dose.

Pfizer Says COVID-19 Vaccine Works in Kids Ages 5 to 11

Pfizer said Monday its COVID-19 vaccine works for children ages 5 to 11 and that it will seek U.S. authorization for this age group soon.