Expose First Responders to the Coronavirus

Among many grim scenarios coming out of the coronavirus pandemic, here’s one that deserves immediate attention: What if cities run out of emergency responders?

The possibility is looming in New York. Some 150 Fire Department employees are in quarantine after being exposed to the virus, including dozens of emergency medical service professionals. These numbers will increase as the virus spreads. A former associate director of the city’s EMS division told the press that the city will have to “make decisions on what responses…

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