• Emergency Workers
  • Paramedics
Season 1|Episode 5

Religious Events

Manila, Philippines: A pulsating mass of nearly 3 million devote Catholics moves in procession along a 6-kilometer route to reach their religious icon. In the crowd, hundreds of dehydrated and exhausted worshippers collapse, others suffer injuries, or enter a state of panic in reaction to the tight space. All need medical attention. Allahabad, India: The world's largest religious gathering takes place here. 100 million devotees converge in this one city. In this episode, we tag along with the emergency response team tasked with administering critical care to those hurt in the crowds.