The team carried out chest compressions as agonizing minutes dragged by, in addition to administering medication and electric shocks via a defibrillator.
For over a decade now, MDA has taken to developing many of their EMS technologies in-house, in order to better suit the specific needs of the MDA team.
The transferal of the nursing home residents would have otherwise needed nine ambulances to perform said task.
MDA chief: 'We are happy to share knowledge... for the sake of saving human lives'
The first-of-its-kind ambulance bus can also transport 14 emergency medical staff.
For years, MDA EMTs and paramedics have trained for addressing biohazard disasters, mostly for scenarios involving bio-terrorism.
As we struggle to recover economically and physically from the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important to understand just how severe the crisis could have been had it not been for EMS services like MDA.
'That same evening, I continued my shift with a great sense of satisfaction and a smile that I couldn't get to leave my face for hours.'
Israel's national medical service Magen David Adom (MDA) announced Friday a plan to operate mobile coronavirus "check and travel" stations in areas with a high proportion of Muslim-Israelis.