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Russia to Investigate Safety of Ventilators After Hospital Fire Kills Patients

Russian authorities said they would look into the safety of artificial lung ventilators being used at two hospitals after a fire broke out in St Petersburg at one of them on Tuesday (May 12) morning and killed at least four …

Croatia Quake Injures 17 Amid Partial Coronavirus Lockdown

ZAGREB, Croatia — A strong earthquake in Croatia on Sunday caused panic, the evacuation of hospitals and widespread damage including to the capital’s iconic cathedral — all amid a partial coronavirus lockdown. A 15-year-old was reported to be in critical …

Searches Find Nobody in Blast-Damaged Nevada Dorm

Thorough searches of a mostly empty University of Nevada, Reno, dormitory that was heavily damaged by an explosion found nobody inside and all students accounted for, officials said Saturday. The cause of the Friday explosion that blew out windows and …

Drunk Arizona State University Student Left at Hospital With Note

An Arizona State University student who passed out from drinking tequila was left in wheelchair in a hospital lobby with a Post-it note to tell doctors that he took part in a drinking competition. Tempe police say the 19-year-old student …

Police: Ambulance Taken From Alabama Hospital

Police were on the lookout Sunday for an ambulance they said was stolen from the entrance to an Alabama hospital emergency room. Authorities said a Haynes ambulance was taken from UAB hospital about 8 p.m. Saturday. It was parked on …

Parts of Ohio Hospital Evacuated Because of Smoke

Authorities say an electrical fire led to part of a western Ohio hospital being evacuated on New Year’s Day and a firefighter treated for injuries. Dayton fire officials say it happened at about 5:30 p.m. when a fire started inside …

Pennsylvania Family Sues After Wrong Body Prepped for Viewing

A western Pennsylvania family is suing a hospital and funeral home after the wrong man’s body was prepared for a viewing. Richard Tkacik’s family is suing the Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center and a Richland Township funeral home over the mix-up …

Four Involved in Texas Ambulance Wreck Taken to Hospital

Authorities say a cardiac patient and three Central Texas medical personnel have been hurt after their ambulance flipped on a rain-slick highway. The Texas Department of Public Safety says the accident happened late Sunday afternoon in Waco. DPS says the …

Texas School Bus Crash Sends 32 to Hospital

Police say a tractor-trailer clipped a school bus in central Texas, flipping the bus onto its side and sending 32 people – 29 of them children – to a hospital. The accident occurred about 7:30 a.m. Tuesday about 60 miles …

Lax Safety Cited in Deadly Hospital Fire in India

A private hospital in eastern India where dozens of people died in a massive fire failed to update its safety procedures despite being ordered to do so months ago, officials said Saturday. Most of the victims died in their beds …