Another EMT Lost

Discussion in 'Firefighter/EMS Talk' started by WT, Apr 9, 2020.

  1. WT

    WT Millennium Member

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    Kevin Leiva, a 24-year-old Pompton Lakes EMT, died from complications with the coronavirus.
    He leaves behind his wife Marina.
     
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    Prayers for him and his family. Tragic.
     
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    The state has reported that 13 EMTs have died from coronavirus since March 31.

    13 in 20 days.
     
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    Sad, really sad.
     
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    Wow, prayers to all on the front line. That’s a brutal reality.
     
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    Two more EMTs have succumbed.

    I suspect they contracted the disease early, before all the warnings. Maybe without proper PPE or lack of training / experience handling patients with an infectious disease. Certainly, the ambulances do not contain the infectious disease encapsulation gurneys that the hospitals use.

    EMTs risk their lives on every call.
     
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