MDA to be on high alert for Yom Kippur

October 5, 2011 14:38


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Magen David Adom will be on high alert this Yom Kippur as every year about 2,000 people turn to on the holiday them for medical assistance, MDA said in a statement on Wednesday.

Additional paramedics and ambulances have been called in and will be on standby throughout the holiday. Various synagogues throughout the country will be equipped with defibrillators.

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