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A man walks carrying a refilled cylinder as family members of COVID-19 patients wait in queue to refill their oxygen cylinders at Mayapuri area in New Delhi, India.

Top Court Orders Indian Government to Present Oxygen Plan

India's government was ordered by the top court Wednesday to submit a plan on meeting New Delhi hospitals’ oxygen requirements within a day.
Jesse Brooks, medical student, in the emergency department at Olivia, MN.

Quality of Handoffs from Emergency Medical Services to Emergency Department Providers

This study determines the perceived quality of handoffs between EMS and emergency department providers in the state of Minnesota.
Health workers attend patient at jumbo Covid-19 centre in Mumbai, India, Thursday, April 22, 2021.

India Pleads for Oxygen

India put oxygen tankers on special express trains as major hospitals in New Delhi on Friday begged on social media for more supplies to save COVID-19 patients.
Hospital staff fix a leakage in their oxygen plant in Nashik, in the Indian state of Maharashtra.

Oxygen Supply Disruption Kills 22 COVID-19 Patients in India

Twenty-two COVID-19 patients on ventilators died in a hospital in western India on Wednesday when their oxygen supply was interrupted by a leak in a supply line, officials said.
In this April 7, 2021, file photo, cemetery workers wearing protective gear lower the coffin of a person who died from complications related to COVID-19 into a gravesite.

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.
FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019 file photo, a police officer holds a box of Narcan, a drug used to treat opioid overdoses, that the department officers carry in their patrol vehicles in Jackson Township, Butler County, Pa.

Prescriptions for High-Risk Patients Now Must Include Overdose Antidote in NJ

Doctors who prescribe opioid-based drugs to also include a prescription for an antidote.
PPE is loaded into an ambulance.

Hospitals Provide PPE, Supplies for PA EMS Agencies

Several dozens EMS agencies loaded up on KN95 masks and other PPE thanks to Conemaugh Health System and Allegheny Health Network/Highmark Health.
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 causes COVID-19, isolated from a patient in the U.S., emerging from the surface of cells cultured in a lab. On Monday, Oct. 5, 2020, the top U.S. public health agency said that coronavirus can spread greater distances through the air than 6 feet, particularly in poorly ventilated and enclosed spaces. But agency officials continued to say such spread is uncommon, and current social distancing guidelines still make sense. (NIAID-RML via AP)

What San Antonio’s Public Health and Medical Experts Learned from the Pandemic

For the past year, Dr. Linda Esuzor has seen the disproportionate effects of the coronavirus pandemic firsthand.
Piedmont Newton Hospital administration and Priority Ambulance leadership announce a new partnership for Priority Ambulance.

Piedmont Newton Partners with Priority Ambulance (GA) for 911, Interfacility Services

Priority Ambulance will purchase seven ambulances from Piedmont Newton and will maintain the staffing levels currently in the 911 system.
The photo shows an ambulance.

Phoebe Health, Albany State Launch Nursing, EMT Partnership in GA

Phoebe and Albany State University are launching a new innovative partnership designed to spur interest in healthcare careers among high school students.