As part of the surprise, Hadassah's CEO, Prof. Zeev Rotstein, a veteran pilot, was among the 6 aircrafts pilot who circled in an organized structure above the hospital.
Why are there no hospitals under Palestinian Authority rule to which the gravely suffering Erekat and his family can turn?
"We all teared up when the groom waved excitedly to his father from the area [where the chupa was]," said the coronavirus ward's head nurse.
"The patient's need for a familiar family member is clear and even necessary as apart of their healing and recovery process."
This collaboration marks the first of its kind between hospitals in Israel and the UAE.
Hadassah is the only hospital in Israel that can perform the surgery this way.
All five patients had been hospitalized in serious or critical condition before being treated with Allocetra, the new treatment.
"Most of the doctors were pessimistic and explained to me and my family that there was nothing left to do and that I had two years left to live."
The report came following an announcement in June by the IIBR on the success of the vaccine in trials on hamsters.
The two companies hope to gain approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), as well as with other regulatory bodies across the world.