Two Brooklyn, New York EMT’s are under fire for refusing to help 25-year-old Eutisha Revee Rennix as she suffered fatal seizures at her job at a cafe. Rennix’s co-workers told the New York Post the two medics advised them to call 911 for help because they were on break and having breakfast. Rennix–who was six months pregnant–collapsed and started foaming at the mouth shortly after complaining of shortness of breath.
New York Mayor Bloomberg has come out against the two medics, calling their behavior “unconscionable”. “Even if they weren’t part of the Fire Department sworn to protect all of us, just normal human beings, drop your coffee and go help somebody if they’re dying. C’mon'” he added.
Rennix died less than an hour after suffering seizures. Her baby–who was posthumously named Jahniya Renne Woodson–died two hours later. The two medics have been placed on modified duty.
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