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On the coronavirus front line: The life of a NYC paramedic

Thousands of NYC first responders are the first line of defence against COVID-19. Anthony Almojera is one of them. BY Jillian Kestler-D'Amours    ALJZEERA     APRIL 20,2020 Before the coronavirus pandemic, life in New York City unfolded amid a cacophony of noise - or as local paramedic Anthony Almojera puts it, th...

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By Karishma Vyas   Foreign Correspondent   ABC.NET    New York   April 21, 2020 New York paramedics are responding to a 911 call in Queens.  Inside the apartment, an elderly woman lies on a sofa bed gasping for air.  Her chest moves rapidly, in and out, a desperate rasp escaping between br...

By JAKE SEINER   AP NEWS      04/17/2020 NEW YORK (AP) — Elizabeth Bonilla pulls her ambulance up to a set of Bronx row houses. Another ambulance and a fire truck are already there, their flashing lights painting the dark streets an eerie shade of orange. Neighbors gather on their stoops to watch. Some sip wine. &...

​As New York City Battles the COVID-19 Pandemic, Many Among the Campus Community Have Leapt Into Action ​The COVID-19 crisis has prompted various responses from members of the Brooklyn College community. For many of our staff, faculty, students, and alumni, that response has meant running to the front lines or rushing to assist or support those who...

United States, New York City SocietyCOVID-19 April 16, 2020 at 08:42 GMT +00:00 Published by RUPTLY​Anthony Almojera, a paramedic from New York City, said emergency services besides being overloaded are getting far more calls for cardiac arrests than usual amidst the coronavirus pandemic on Wednesday. "I did 16 hours and I had 13 cardiac arres...

​Rhea Mahbubani and Dave Mosher                   Business Insider Lt. Faisel Abed, a paramedic supervisor with the New York Fire Department's Emergency Medical Services, responded to the September 11 attacks and is now on the front line of the city's coronavirus response.Abed said the pandemic is w...

UNIVISION NEWS    @UnivisionNews     APRIL 15, 2020 Click the link below to watch the video:  https://twitter.com/UnivisionNews/status/1250567077758291968 @AnthonyAlmojera and @UnivisionNewsTo help support the brave men and women of the FDNY Emergency Medical Service, as they fight to save lives dur...

​BY ADAM HARDING @HardingReports    NEWS 4 NEW YORK   APRIL 15, 2020 FDNY Rescue Paramedic Joshua Rodriguez shares his experiences fighting to save lives on the front lines of the Covid 19 Pandemic crisis;  fighting an invisible enemy.  https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=XPOcrF9TZW4&feature=youtu.beT...

​​By McKenzie Marshall          cheddar         April 14, 2020​ ​Click on link to watch video.https://cheddar.com/media/fdny-lt-says-ems-workers-should-always-wear-masks-on-every-call-despite-cdc-guideline​New York's Emergency Medical Service workers are working overtime to keep up with increas...

​By Frank Donnelly    Staten Island Advance    Apirl 14, 2020 STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – Two first responders were attacked Easter Sunday morning by a patient who battered them inside Richmond University Medical Center's emergency room, allege prosecutors.  William Wood, 23, of Crystal Avenue, Port Richmond Center, ass...