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Boston EMS Workers Embrace Mobile Coronavirus Vaccine Sites

Boston EMS workers are raring to go start giving out coronavirus vaccine shots through the city's upcoming mobile clinics.
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Traverse City (MI) Firefighters Flag MMR Issues

Firefighters in Traverse City are concerned the city's outside emergency medical services provider is increasingly leaving them without backup.
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Tulsa (OK) Officer in Medically Induced Coma after Altercation with Ambulance Patient

A Tulsa (OK) police officer was placed in a medically induced coma after fighting with an ambulance patient, officials said.

Suspended CT EMT Goes on Arson Spree

White set four fires that damaged emergency services facilities and a home in Connecticut.
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.

Boston (EMS) to Help Launch Mobile Vaccine Clinics

These will first be targeted toward Boston Housing Authority buildings full of seniors and people with disabilities.
A droplet falls from a syringe.

FDA Approves J&J’s One-Dose Vaccine

The U.S. is getting a third vaccine to prevent COVID-19, as the Food and Drug Administration on Saturday cleared a Johnson & Johnson shot that works with just one dose.
In this Feb. 10, 2021, file photo, a man receives a COVID-19 vaccine at the Martin Luther King Senior Center in North Las Vegas.

U.S. Advisers Endorse Single-Shot COVID-19 Vaccine from J&J

This puts the nation on the cusp of adding an easier-to-use option to fight the pandemic.
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Hartford (CT) Teams Up with AMR to Offer Paid Training

The “Earn While You Learn” Program, a 10-week academy, covers costs related to obtain EMT certification.
Passengers are screened and get a COVID-19 test as they enter Canada from the United States at the land border crossing in Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle, Quebec, on Monday, Feb. 22, 2021.

Canadian Regulator Authorizes AstraZeneca Vaccine

It is the third COVID-19 vaccine given the green light by Canada, following those from Pfizer and Moderna.
A nursing home worker, left, receives the first dose of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine at a health care center in Seoul Friday, Feb. 26, 2021.

South Korea Starts Vaccinating, But People Over 65 Must Wait

South Korea administered its first coronavirus vaccines Friday to people at long-term care facilities