The West Clinic of Boston’s Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital was among those institutions affected by the Boston Marathon bombing. Not only did they have to deal with the influx of 24 victims including the suspect who died, Tamarlan Tsarnaev, but with some 1,000 media requests. Read more
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Cell phone traffic was jammed on Monday in Boston. Despite early rumors that Boston police decided to shut down cell phone towers following the blasts, fearing more duffel bag bombs could be remotely activated, wireless carriers said the issue was that the cell phone network was simply overloaded.
Whatever the cause, thousands of runners and tourists – as well as people from all over the globe trying to reach someone in Boston – created a communications frenzy. Read more