Eric Francis

Eric Francis is a Heavy contributor based in Vermont who has covered crime and spot news as a reporter and photojournalist across New England for over three decades.
  • Overdose Victim Revived on Main Street in West Lebanon, New Hampshire

    Fast action by police and an ambulance crew in Lebanon, New Hampshire, helped revive a heroin overdose victim who lost consciousness on Main Street West Lebanon.

  • Officer-Involved Shooting in Rutland, Vermont, Under Investigation

  • Trained Dogs Can Sniff Out COVID-19

  • COVID-19 Pandemic Could Last for Two More Years

  • Newly Created Antibody Neutralizes Coronavirus in Laboratory Tests

  • Easter is also “Peak Ventilator Day” for the United States

    The United States is hitting "Peak Ventilator Day" this weekend which is much sooner than had initially been predicted and in a real way that's good news

  • Coronavirus Prompts Calls to Ban Sales of Cigarettes, Vapes and Pot

  • Ventilators May Make Most COVID-19 Patients Worse Instead of Better

  • Far-Ultraviolet Light May Kill Airborne Coronavirus Without Harming Humans

  • States Are Being Urged to Ban Alcohol Sales During the Pandemic

  • Scientists Find Way to Safely Re-Use N95 Face Masks

    A new vapor fogging system capable of quickly re-sterilizing large numbers of N95 medical respirator masks at a time is being hailed as a "game changer" in the global battle against the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

  • Hospital Ships USNS Comfort and USNS Mercy Will Sail to New York and Los Angeles Harbors

  • More Ventilators Being Made as Manufacturers Race Against the Virus

  • Government Is Considering Sending Every American Worker $1,200 as Global Recession Looms

  • Temporary Hospitals and Military Medical Brigades May Be Needed Soon for Coronavirus Patients in the United States

  • Casinos are Shutting Down over Coronavirus Fears

  • The National Guard Is Responding to COVID-19 Coronavirus National Emergency

  • Massachusetts Declares a State of Emergency after Coronavirus Cases Double Overnight

  • Dartmouth Employee Exposes Others to Coronavirus After Breaking Quarantine

  • Boston Cancels St. Patrick’s Day Parade Over Coronavirus Fears

    Boston has canceled its annual St. Patrick's Day Parade over concerns about coronavirus.