- Kathryn Pugh, a 39-year-old registered nurse, was arrested for allegedly firing several gunshots into the apartment of her neighbor, Pin Hsin Lin, over piano noise in Arcadia, California, on Aug. 1.
- Police said they found Pugh intoxicated and in possession of two legally registered guns in her apartment.
- She was charged with two felony counts of discharging a firearm at an inhabited dwelling and is being held without bail.
- Pugh, who moved in last year, had been complaining about the noise of her downstairs neighbor, according to Lin. Lin had been teaching piano lessons in her apartment for nearly three years.
- Pugh’s next court appearance is scheduled for Aug. 16.
A registered nurse was arrested for allegedly firing several gunshots into her neighbor’s apartment over piano noise in Arcadia, California.
Pin Hsin Lin, who had been teaching piano lessons in her Sunset Boulevard apartment in Arcadia for nearly three years, was getting ready for a lesson when a bullet that was fired through her ceiling barely missed her.
- May Parsons, the Filipino nurse who administered the world’s first approved COVID-19 vaccine in 2020, received the prestigious George Cross award on behalf of the National Health Service (NHS) at Windsor Castle on July 12.
- The award honors the 1.5 million staff of the NHS.
- The George Cross is the highest award given by the British government to non-military citizens for their “acts of the greatest heroism or of the most courage in circumstances of extreme danger,” according to the Royal Family.
- Parsons currently works at the University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire Trust as a Modern Matron for Respiratory Services.
The Filipino nurse who administered the world’s first approved COVID-19 vaccine received the prestigious George Cross award on behalf of the National Health Service (NHS) in the United Kingdom.
May Parsons was the first nurse to administer the Pfizer-BioNTech’s coronavirus vaccine to then-90-year-old Margaret Keenan at a local hospital in Coventry, England, on Dec. 8, 2020. Keenan also became the first person to receive the approved vaccine.
In New York City, a homeless man reported to be mentally disturbed has been charged over the death of a Filipina nurse over the weekend.
What happened: Maria Ambrocio, 58, was walking in Times Square on Friday with a friend when Jermaine Foster, 26, allegedly knocked her down around 1:30 p.m., cracking her skull. She passed away on Saturday night.
An Indigenous Filipina nurse sustained physical injuries after getting assaulted by a couple while distributing protective face masks in a New York subway on Aug. 10.
The attack: Potri Ranka Manis, who works at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, was attacked after she handed out masks to the couple who sat next to her, along with their child on the stroller, reported the Inquirer.
A New York federal judge ordered a nursing agency and recruiter to pay $1.56 million on Tuesday, for threatening the Filipino nurses they brought to the U.S. with large fines if they prematurely left their jobs.
Breach of contract: Prompt Nursing Employment Agency LLC, which conducts business as Sentosa Services, was found to have violated the Trafficking Victims Protection Act and broken its contract with threats to harm the nurses financially, reported Bloomberg Law.
Filipino American nurse Merlin Pambuan finally walked out of the hospital as a recovered patient after an eight-month battle against COVID-19.
American TV host and comedian Ellen DeGeneres recently surprised a Filipino frontline nurse with a brand new car just a day before she confirmed she is positive for COVID-19.
The heartwarming moment was shared on the 62-year-old’s TV show YouTube channel, TheEllenShow, on Wednesday.
BLACKPINK has come under fire for its portrayal of nurses in its latest music video “Lovesick Girls.”
The objection is headed by the Korean Health and Medical Workers’ Union (KHMU), a Seoul-based labor group composed of medical professionals, technical staff and more, employed in various hospitals and medical clinics.
A nurse in New York City died after getting struck by a motorcycle while riding a bicycle on her way home.
The collision, which sent both riders flying, occurred along 56th St. in Sunset Park around 7:30 a.m. last Saturday.
As of Sept. 16, a total of 1,718 health care workers have died of the disease and related complications, which researchers attributed to “government failures.”
A prominent DJ, influencer and actor in Singapore surprised fans after revealing that she has volunteered in healthcare since April.
Jade Rasif, who has nearly 360,000 followers on Instagram, decided to make the switch after nurses took care of her when she got tested for a fever, throat infection and breathing anomalies.
Editor’s Note: This article has been updated with a statement from the Sheboygan Police Department.
A Hmong American woman who sought treatment at a hospital in Wisconsin is now in court defending herself after standing up to a nurse who allegedly called her a “ch*nk.”