French first aid app is a real life-saver

A free mobile phone app that finds nearby first-aiders and defibrillators is helping to save the lives of people having heart attacks

When someone calls the fire service, vital time can be lost while first aid services are getting to the victim. The first four minutes are vital.

After that time, it is estimated that for every minute, the chance of survival decreases by 10%.

After 10 minutes without resuscitation, the prognosis can be fatal. Every year, 50,000 people die in France from a heart attack – or about 137 a day.

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