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PA EMT Charged with Illegally Recording Interactions with Patients

Authorities said they filed a felony count of interception disclosure or use of wire or oral communications against Nathan G. Appel.

Mexico City says Hospitals Have Beds; Paramedics Can’t Find Them

For three days last week, Mexico saw national deaths surge by more than 1,500 with the total past 150,000, making it the world’s fourth-highest mortality toll.

RI Bill Aims to Transport Wounded K-9s in Ambulances

Legislation calls for law enforcement K9s injured on the job to get life-saving emergency medical services while in the ambulance.
In this Jan. 24, 2021, file photo, people work near refrigerators used to store the Pfizer vaccine for COVID-19, as patients who have received the shot sit in an observation area during a one-day vaccination clinic set up in an Amazon.com facility in Seattle and operated by Virginia Mason Franciscan Health.

U.S. Boosting Vaccine Deliveries amid Complaints of Shortages

The U.S. is ramping up deliveries and expects to provide enough doses to vaccinate 300 million Americans by early fall.
This photo provided by Eli Lilly shows the drug bamlanivimab.

Studies Extend Hopes for Antibody Drugs Against COVID-19

New results extend hopes for drugs that supply antibodies to fight COVID-19, suggesting they can help keep patients out of the hospital.

Police: No Bias or Terror Motive in Portland (OR) Road Rampage

The driver repeatedly drove into people along streets and sidewalks.
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San Antonio (TX) Fire Department Acquires Lenco MedEvac G3

The San Antonio Fire Department has announced its latest acquisition -- a custom MedEvac® from Lenco Armored Vehicles. Combining tactical options, medical features fire response and off-road capability, the San Antonio Fire Department’s custom-tailored...
Joshua Colon

Polk County (FL) Fire Rescue Paramedic Charged with Stealing Coronavirus Vaccines

Joshua Colon, 31, forged the vaccine screening and consent forms for missing vaccines, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Office.
The photo shows an ambulance.

Panama City (FL) Ambulance Joyride Leads to Arrest

Police arrested 51-year-old Paul Morello after he allegedly stole a Gulf County EMS ambulance from Ascension Sacred Heart Bay hospital.
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Medfield (MA) Faces Shortage of Paramedics, Firefighters

The department is down two full-time paramedics. It needs at least 20 on-call staffers to meet state standards.