Nearly 250 medical residents don't show up for work

Following through on threats made in the early morning, medical residents across the country failed to show up for work Monday morning. At Haifa's Rambam Medical Center, 80 residents failed to arrive for work. At Ichilov Hospital in Tel Aviv's Sourasky Medical Center, 70 residents didn't show up for their morning shifts.
In total, nearly 250 residents stayed home on Monday, creating serious manpower shortages in emergency rooms throughout the country, Israel Radio reported.