AEDs are a crucial life-saving tool. Why doesn’t every US school have one?

February 16, 2022

WASHINGTON (TND) — A simple device that could save lives is missing from many of the places that need it the most: schools. When a sudden cardiac arrest happens, automatic external defibrillators, or AEDs, can prevent tragedy, especially at schools, where young athletes are at risk. But a Spotlight on America investigation revealed a patchwork of laws across the nation that show AEDs aren’t universally required, creating gaps in safety.

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