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New Safety Rules Not Implemented Since Kobe Bryant Helicopter Crash

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Air ambulances are required to have a terrain awareness warning system while commercial helicopters do not.

EMS Providers Hurt in Fresno (CA) Rollover Crash

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The ambulance was on its way to a different traffic accident Saturday morning when it collided with a Chevy Silverado.
Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department work the scene Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021 in Indianapolis where five people, including a pregnant woman, were shot to death early Sunday inside an Indianapolis home.

Five, Including Pregnant Woman, Are Fatally Shot in Indianapolis (IN)

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Five people, including a pregnant woman, were shot to death early Sunday inside an Indianapolis home in an apparent targeted attack.
Tacoma Police and other law enforcement officers stand in an intersection near the site of a car crash.

Two Hurt after Police Car Drives Through Crowd at WA Street Race

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At least two people were injured when a police officer responding to a report of a street race plowed his car through a crowd.
This photo provided by the Mohave County Sheriff's Office shows a Las Vegas-based tour that rolled over in northwestern Arizona on Friday, Jan. 22, 2021.

One Dead, Dozens Hurt in AZ Bus Crash

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An Arizona sheriff's office was investigating a tour bus crash that killed one person and injured dozens of others, including five seriously.
Emergency medical workers Trenton Amaro, from left, Joshua Hammond, Thomas Hoang and Charles Navarro are crammed in an ambulance as they treat a patient.

COVID-19: An Unseen, Unwelcome Passenger in Ambulances

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EMTs and paramedics have always dealt with life and death. Now they're just a breath away from becoming the patient themselves.
FILE - This 2020 electron microscope image provided by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases - Rocky Mountain Laboratories shows SARS-CoV-2 virus particles which cause COVID-19, isolated from a patient in the U.S., emerging from the surface of cells cultured in a lab. According to two new studies released on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020, people who have antibodies from infection with the coronavirus seem less likely to get a second infection for several months and maybe longer.

MN Community Paramedics Help Homeless Facing COVID-19

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When an outbreak hit Rochester's homeless population, a group of paramedics stepped up to bring clinical care to unhoused people who were diagnosed with COVID-19.
Wade Nelson Spruill, Jr

MS EMS Pioneer Wade Spruill Dies at 72

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Wade Nelson Spruill, Jr., the founder of emergency medical services and trauma systems in Mississippi, died January 10, 2020. He was 72.
Researchers at the University of California San Diego are developing a color-changing test strip that can be stuck on a mask and used to detect SARS-CoV-2 in a user’s breath or saliva.

A Smarter and Safer Mask Against COVID-19

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Researchers at the University of California San Diego are developing a color-changing test strip that can be stuck on a mask and used to detect SARS-CoV-2 in a user’s breath or saliva.
They are, from left: Chief Warrant Officer 5 Steven Skoda, age 54, from Rochester, NY; Chief Warrant Officer 4 Christian Koch, age 39, from Honeoye Falls, NY; and Chief Warrant Officer Two Daniel Prial, age 30, from Rochester, NY.

Three Dead in Military Medevac Helicopter Crash Were Experienced Pilots

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Witnesses who called 911 reported hearing an engine sputtering and said the helicopter was flying very low.