Don’t count on strangers in medical emergencies, especially if you’re African-American

Posted by on April 14, 2016 9:00 pm
Categories: health

In the first study of its kind, sociologists have found that people who have a medical emergency in a public place can’t necessarily rely on the kindness of strangers. Only 2.5 percent of people, or 1 in 39, got help from strangers before emergency medical personnel arrived, the research shows.

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