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15-year-old drowns in river

15-year-old drowns in river

MDA, United Hatzalah pull boy from river in Judean Desert, evacuate him to Hadassah hospital where he was declared dead.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/04/2021 16:26
1 killed, 3 hurt in car crash in north

1 killed, 3 hurt in car crash in north

Man killed, teen girl in serious condition, and toddler hurt in serious accident on Highway 6.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/04/2021 15:57
Bride dies 10 days before her wedding

Bride dies 10 days before her wedding

Young woman dies after colliding with glass door days before her wedding.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/02/2021 16:37
'Despite Mengele ... I got vaccinated'

'Despite Mengele ... I got vaccinated'

Woman who has never received a vaccine in her life because of what her mother suffered under Josef Mengele receives COVID-19 vaccine.Hezki Baruch, 22/02/2021 15:34
Magen David Adom vaccinates 469 within hours - in mobile 'vaccination caravan'

Magen David Adom vaccinates 469 within hours - in mobile 'vaccination caravan'

Magen David Adom's mobile 'vaccination caravan' provides nearly 470 people with spontaneous vaccinations - in just four hours.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/02/2021 12:52
19-year-old woman killed in car accident at Yitzhar Junction

19-year-old woman killed in car accident at Yitzhar Junction

Palestinian Arab driver detained after fatally striking woman on the road. Terrorism not suspected.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/02/2021 23:45
MDA has tested 4 million people since start of pandemic

MDA has tested 4 million people since start of pandemic

Magen David Adom says it sampled 70,776 people to test for coronavirus last week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/01/2021 21:51
Man electrocuted in Kiryat Malachi by cable knocked down by wind

Man electrocuted in Kiryat Malachi by cable knocked down by wind

26-year-old man dies after accidentally touching cable which was knocked off of power pole by the wind.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/01/2021 20:31
MDA summarizes the year 2020 in numbers

MDA summarizes the year 2020 in numbers

Israeli national rescue organization presents in numbers its main activities over the past year., 03/01/2021 12:55
MDA discontinues ambulance services to Judea & Samaria, northern border, Gaza envelope

MDA discontinues ambulance services to Judea & Samaria, northern border, Gaza envelope

Magen David Adom says it cannot continue serving communities in Gaza envelope, north of country, Judea & Samaria due to lack of funding.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/12/2020 16:39
MDA purchases dozens of refrigerators to store COVID vaccines

MDA purchases dozens of refrigerators to store COVID vaccines

"We purchased dozens of refrigerators which will allow MDA personnel to ensure the safety of the vaccine in every way possible."Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/12/2020 12:49
Marcus Foundation announces $10 million grant for blood center

Marcus Foundation announces $10 million grant for blood center

Marcus Foundation announces $10 million matching grant for completion of Israel’s new national blood centerSponsored Content, 22/12/2020 12:07
9-year-old killed after being run over in Ashkelon

9-year-old killed after being run over in Ashkelon

Boy dies after being run over by truck while riding his bicycle in Ashkelon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/10/2020 15:36
5 workers hurt in Beit Shemesh scaffolding collapse

5 workers hurt in Beit Shemesh scaffolding collapse

One worker in serious condition after scaffolding collapses at Beit Shemesh construction site.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/10/2020 20:11
Pirate coronavirus testing ring busted

Pirate coronavirus testing ring busted

5 MDA volunteers arrested for conducting illegal coronavirus tests, charging thousands of shekels to ensure negative test results.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/10/2020 17:38
MDA treats 2,360 people over Yom Kippur

MDA treats 2,360 people over Yom Kippur

305 people faint from dehydration or fasting, 129 people injured in bicycle or similar accidents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/09/2020 19:55
Woman killed in balcony fall

Woman killed in balcony fall

60-year-old woman falls from third-story balcony in Haifa, determined dead at the scene.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/09/2020 18:59
MDA tests 152,864 people for coronavirus in 1 week

MDA tests 152,864 people for coronavirus in 1 week

Number of Israelis tested by Magen David Adom for coronavirus surpasses 1.4 million.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/09/2020 21:51
14-year-old boy dies during soccer game

14-year-old boy dies during soccer game

Boy declared dead at Hadassah Hospital after collapsing during soccer game at Jerusalem field.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/09/2020 13:59
MDA tests 88,489 people for COVID-19 in 1 week

MDA tests 88,489 people for COVID-19 in 1 week

Magen David Adom announces that it has tested 1,142,353 people for coronavirus since the beginning of the outbreak in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/09/2020 20:00
Record number of coronavirus samples taken

Record number of coronavirus samples taken

At Health Ministry's request, IDF's Home Front Command, Israel's HMOs, & Magen David Adom test 21,444 people for coronavirus in one day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/08/2020 13:05
Elevator collapses in Tel Aviv, injuring four

Elevator collapses in Tel Aviv, injuring four

Elevator falls six levels in Tel Aviv, injuring four people.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/08/2020 21:09
Infant rescued after being forgotten in car

Infant rescued after being forgotten in car

1-month-old baby saved after being locked in car for a half hour.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/08/2020 18:20
Toddler in serious condition after being left in vehicle

Toddler in serious condition after being left in vehicle

2-year-old loses consciousness after being forgotten in car in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/07/2020 17:57
Magen David Adom reports 300% increase in number of calls to hotline

Magen David Adom reports 300% increase in number of calls to hotline

Following spike in coronavirus cases, Magen David Adom reports massive increase in calls to emergency hotline.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/07/2020 10:02
MDA ambulances maintain 8-minute average response during peak of Covid-19

MDA ambulances maintain 8-minute average response during peak of Covid-19

Israel’s national EMS organization cites size of ambulance fleet and volunteer base  as crucial factorsR. Devorah Levine, 30/06/2020 20:27
1 killed, 11 hurt as bus collides with car

1 killed, 11 hurt as bus collides with car

Driver killed in collision with bus in southern Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/06/2020 18:38
Magen David Adom helping Congo set up 'drive thru' coronavirus centers

Magen David Adom helping Congo set up 'drive thru' coronavirus centers

MDA helps medical agencies in Congo set up a 'drive thru' sampling facility. 'From the moment they contacted us, we were ready to help.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/06/2020 13:40
Man killed in collision with camel

Man killed in collision with camel

30-year-old man killed after car collides with camel in southern Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/05/2020 21:47
4-year-old nearly strangled by string attached to pacifier

4-year-old nearly strangled by string attached to pacifier

Child in critical condition after string attached to pacifier wraps around her neck.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/05/2020 15:38
Magen David Adom stands in solidarity with coronavirus victims around the world

Magen David Adom stands in solidarity with coronavirus victims around the world

Magen David Adom holds international solidarity event for communities affected by coronavirus around the world.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/05/2020 19:50
MDA forces deployed in Meron for Lag B'Omer

MDA forces deployed in Meron for Lag B'Omer

Magen David Adom teams will arrive with two buses, ambulances, intensive care vehicles, command vehicles and other emergency vehicles.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/05/2020 17:16
245,460 people tested by Magen David Adom for coronavirus across Israel

245,460 people tested by Magen David Adom for coronavirus across Israel

Magen David Adom reports: 700% rise in number of calls to hotline, 96,065 people tested in 'test and go' stations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/05/2020 10:47
MDA paramedic Yasmeen Mazzawi lights Independence Day Torch

MDA paramedic Yasmeen Mazzawi lights Independence Day Torch

21-year-old paramedic from Nazareth represents MDA, Israel's Arab community at Independence Day ceremony on Mt. Herzl.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/04/2020 22:42
First preemie saved by Israel's national breastmilk bank

First preemie saved by Israel's national breastmilk bank

In first, Magen David Adom supplies premature infant with safe donated breastmilk, saving his life. 'Amazing improvement in his condition.'Orly Harari, 21/04/2020 15:32
Arab MDA paramedic to light Independence Day torch

Arab MDA paramedic to light Independence Day torch

Culture Minister asks 21-year-old volunteer paramedic to represent the State of Israel on its 72nd Independence Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/04/2020 17:45
Lab workers wed in 'coronavirus wedding'

Lab workers wed in 'coronavirus wedding'

Thanks to Magen David Adom's 'wish ambulance,' Orit and Peter wed in a happy and emotional ceremony in northern Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/04/2020 11:55
MDA evacuates more than 250 coronavirus carriers

MDA evacuates more than 250 coronavirus carriers

More than 250 coronavirus carriers evacuated to hospitals and hotels. More drive thru testing centers to be set up on Sunday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/04/2020 05:42
8,000 COVID-19 tests performed across Israel

8,000 COVID-19 tests performed across Israel

Alongside the ongoing tests in the homes, more than 5,000 people have arrived at Magen David Adom and Ministry of Health "Drive Thrus."Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/04/2020 10:29
Father and son return to MDA after recovering from coronavirus

Father and son return to MDA after recovering from coronavirus

Yoel Glatt and his son contracted coronavirus and returned to work after recovering. "Our outlook is completely different".Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/04/2020 06:42
Israeli preparedness and coronavirus

Israeli preparedness and coronavirus

How an obsession with preparedness and a healthy dose of paranoia gave Israel's EMS organization a leg up on combatting coronavirusOrli Harrari, 25/03/2020 20:25
Min. Peretz praises MDA coronavirus efforts: 'You do sacred work with great devotion'

Min. Peretz praises MDA coronavirus efforts: 'You do sacred work with great devotion'

Minister of Education Rabbi Rafi Peretz Visits MDA: 'You do sacred work with great devotion to the health of the public.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/03/2020 11:39
'Drive and Test' facilities in the north, south and Jerusalem areas

'Drive and Test' facilities in the north, south and Jerusalem areas

MDA conducts pilot test, brings suspected coronavirus carriers to be tested in their vehicles.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/03/2020 23:11
Number of coronavirus cases rises to 324, 11 have recovered

Number of coronavirus cases rises to 324, 11 have recovered

Public drive through locations expected to provide coronavirus tests to thousands of Israelis each day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/03/2020 15:22
Medical students to double number of coronavirus samplers in Israel

Medical students to double number of coronavirus samplers in Israel

700 medical students in clinical phase of their studies to join 800 Magen David Adom paramedics in taking coronavirus samples across Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/03/2020 16:35
Magen David Adom: Volunteers with beards can't help coronavirus patients

Magen David Adom: Volunteers with beards can't help coronavirus patients

MDA Director-General says anyone can join first response organization, but only those without beards can respond to coronavirus patients.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/03/2020 23:40
MDA's advanced technology in fighting against the Coronavirus

MDA's advanced technology in fighting against the Coronavirus

Magen David Adom presents large call center tent, 'Team App' for Health Ministry doctors, and 'My MDA' app.Arutz Sheva, 12/03/2020 13:03
Baby killed, family wounded in murder-suicide attempt

Baby killed, family wounded in murder-suicide attempt

Father kills his 1-year-old daughter, seriously wounds 3-year-old sister and mother before attempting suicide.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/03/2020 08:46
Corona online: Automatic response on 'My MDA App'

Corona online: Automatic response on 'My MDA App'

MDA app automatically directs caller to the MDA 101 Emergency Call Center, or alternatively, to continue his routine.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/03/2020 04:03
700 percent increase in inquiries at Magen David Adom's Emergency Call Center

700 percent increase in inquiries at Magen David Adom's Emergency Call Center

MDA clarifies: Call MDA's 101 Emergency Call Center only in cases where coronavirus symptoms exist.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/03/2020 02:17
Coronavirus Panic: Overload at MDA Hotline

Coronavirus Panic: Overload at MDA Hotline

Israeli citizens instructed to call MDA hotline only if they show symptoms of the Coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/03/2020 16:22
Israel more ready for Coronavirus than any other country

Israel more ready for Coronavirus than any other country

PM visits MDA headquarters for responding to Coronavirus, calls on citizens to follow government, medical professionals instructions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/02/2020 16:55
Health Ministry and Magen David Adom open new call center to direct coronavirus patients

Health Ministry and Magen David Adom open new call center to direct coronavirus patients

Hundreds of inquiries regarding COVID-19 received by Magen David Adom's emergency call center.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/02/2020 00:26
Tel Aviv: 14-year-old boy killed by truck

Tel Aviv: 14-year-old boy killed by truck

Boy declared dead after being struck by truck while riding his electric scooter.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/02/2020 18:07
MDA to protect blood stores from Coronavirus

MDA to protect blood stores from Coronavirus

Magen David Adom takes precautions with blood supply despite no evidence Coronavirus can be transmitted by blood.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/02/2020 19:12
Magen David Adom sends 2,000 protective masks to Chabad of China

Magen David Adom sends 2,000 protective masks to Chabad of China

MDA sends protective masks and kits to Chabad Houses in China.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/02/2020 14:22
Magen David Adom offers assistance to Turkish Red Crescent rescue forces

Magen David Adom offers assistance to Turkish Red Crescent rescue forces

Following Turkey earthquake, Magen David Adom offers supplementary aid to Turkish rescue forces.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/01/2020 22:49