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EMS Union: Move Virus Fight Into Neighborhoods Where It's Worst

Posted 4/21/20

The leadership of the Emergency Medical Service unions say the government must take the fight to contain the COVID-19 pandemic beyond the walls of the city's beleaguered hospitals and into the low-income neighborhoods where the disease is hitting hardest.

That assessment comes as the city and state continue to report hundreds of coronavirus deaths a day while seeing a plateauing and even decline in the rate of hospitalizations, ICU admissions and intubations.

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