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What to Expect When Firefighters and EMS Visit: New Medical Emergency Protocol in the Age of Coronavirus

With the number of outbreaks rising and the need for increased prevention measures, here are some of the ways first responders are now responding to emergency calls and what you can expect. March 9, 2020 by the Editors Leave a Comment By Joel Sellinger, Firefighter and Founder of LifeDoor Preventing the spread of the Coronavirus… Read More »

Coronavirus Is Spreading, but W.H.O. Says It’s Not a Global Emergency

The World Health Organization on Thursday decided not to declare the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak a global emergency, despite the spread of the dangerous respiratory infection from China to at least five other countries. Although the disease has reached beyond China, the number of cases in other countries is still relatively small, and the disease does… Read More »

Ebola Outbreak in Congo Is Declared a Global Health Emergency

The year-old Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo is now considered a global health emergency, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday, in a formal declaration that many public health experts called long overdue. “This is still a regional emergency and by no way a global threat,” said Robert Steffen of the University… Read More »