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Emergency medical technician: Health care provider of emergency medical services
Emergency medical technician (EMT) and ambulance technician are terms used in some countries to denote a health care provider of emergency medical services. EMTs are clinicians, trained to respond quickly to emergency situations regarding medical issues, traumatic injuries and accident scenes.

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Ambulance drivers sit on hunger strike in Prayagraj alleging deduction in wages [Video]

Ambulance drivers sit on hunger strike in Prayagraj alleging deduction in wages

Ambulance drivers associated with 102 and 108 and EMT (Emergency Medical Technician) staff went on hunger strike in UP's Prayagraj. They are on hunger strike since June 29 alleging that their salaries..

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FBI Investigates Case Of Biracial Woman Who Says Four White Men Set Her On Fire [Video]

FBI Investigates Case Of Biracial Woman Who Says Four White Men Set Her On Fire

An 18-year-old biracial woman was set on fire in Madison, Wisconsin, on Wednesday morning. CNN reports Madison police and the FBI have launched a hate crime investigation of the incident. The assault..

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U.S. coronavirus deaths top 100,000 -Reuters tally [Video]

U.S. coronavirus deaths top 100,000 -Reuters tally

U.S. deaths from the novel coronavirus topped 100,000 on Wednesday, according to a Reuters tally. Chris Dignam has more on the ongoing battle to contain the deadly disease.

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Three Weeks in April: An E.M.T. Crew Faces Exhaustion, Isolation and Death

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Hundreds of ambulances and EMTs answer NYC's calls for help

The City of New York, FDNY and FEMA are partnering to fight this pandemic. Hundreds of first responders and ambulances flooded into New York City to offer their help.
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12 Fraught Hours With E.M.T.s in a City Under Siege

Special units of emergency medical workers in Paterson, N.J., respond to 911 calls for suspected coronavirus, entering homes and putting themselves at risk.
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NYC reports 1st coronavirus death of a person under 18

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Woman drenched in blood after car wreck terrified EMTs. It was her Carrie costume

First responders were terrified to find a bloody Sidney Wolfe after a deer collided into her car. Turns out, she was just dressed up as Carrie.
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"48 Hours" Live to Tell: One Last Hug

A woman withstands a brutal attack to find true love - the real story of a survivor and the hero EMT that helped save her life and more. Troy Roberts has the story. | Read story
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Man suffering a psychotic breakdown left near highway by first responders

When Paul Tarashuk suffered a psychotic episode while traveling along a highway, deputies and EMTs responded. But no one took him to a hospital
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Video shows man suffering psychotic episode was left at a closed gas station

One night in September, Paul Tarashuk had a psychotic episode along a highway in South Carolina. Body camera footage shows how he was treated by EMTs and a deputy, who left him alone at a closed gas..
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Expert breaks down red flags in treatment of man's psychotic episode

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Patient in Boston ambulance stabs EMT many times

Police say a Boston emergency responder was stabbed several times by a patient in an ambulance. The EMT was taken to a hospital and is expected to survive. The patient was arrested. (July 11)
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New York says goodbye to Luis Alvarez, heroic 9/11 first responder felled by cancer

Police officers, firefighters, EMTs and regular New Yorkers gathered to say goodbye Wednesday toΒ 9/11 first responder Luis Alvarez.
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