Agency seeks to deter nonemergency 119 calls

National Jan 5, 2017

Agency seeks to deter nonemergency 119 calls

by Shusuke Murai

Some callers just want a ride. Others are lonely and simply want to chat. The problem? They've called 119. Amid efforts to deter nonessential use of ambulances, the Fire and Disaster Management Agency will begin to look at the issue in depth with a guideline ...

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Two suspected MERS cases being probed in northern England

Health officials were investigating two suspected cases of the Middle Eastern respiratory virus syndrome (MERS) on Monday at a hospital in northern England that briefly closed its emergency department. The two suspected patients at Manchester Royal Infirmary were placed in isolation, but there was no ...