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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.

1 killed, 3 hurt in car crash in north

Bride dies 10 days before her wedding

Young woman dies after colliding with glass door days before her wedding.

Bride dies 10 days before her wedding

'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.

'Despite Mengele ... I got vaccinated'player

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.

MDA vaccinates 469 within hours - in a 'vaccination caravan'

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.

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

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.

MDA has tested 4 million people since start of pandemic

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.

Man electrocuted by cable knocked down by wind

MDA summarizes the year 2020 in numbers

Israeli national rescue organization presents in numbers its main activities over the past year.

MDA summarizes the year 2020 in numbers

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.

MDA discontinues ambulance services to Judea & Samaria

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."

MDA purchases dozens of refrigerators to store COVID vaccinesplayer

Marcus Foundation announces $10 million grant for blood center

Marcus Foundation announces $10 million matching grant for completion of Israel’s new national blood center

Marcus Foundation announces $10 million grant for blood center

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

Boy dies after being run over by truck while riding his bicycle in Ashkelon.

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

5 workers hurt in Beit Shemesh scaffolding collapse

One worker in serious condition after scaffolding collapses at Beit Shemesh construction site.

5 workers hurt in Beit Shemesh scaffolding collapseplayer

Pirate coronavirus testing ring busted

5 MDA volunteers arrested for conducting illegal coronavirus tests, charging thousands of shekels to ensure negative test results.

Pirate coronavirus testing ring busted

MDA treats 2,360 people over Yom Kippur

305 people faint from dehydration or fasting, 129 people injured in bicycle or similar accidents.

MDA treats 2,360 people over Yom Kippur

Woman killed in balcony fall

60-year-old woman falls from third-story balcony in Haifa, determined dead at the scene.

Woman killed in balcony fall

MDA tests 152,864 people for coronavirus in 1 week

Number of Israelis tested by Magen David Adom for coronavirus surpasses 1.4 million.

MDA tests 152,864 people for coronavirus in 1 week

14-year-old boy dies during soccer game

Boy declared dead at Hadassah Hospital after collapsing during soccer game at Jerusalem field.

14-year-old boy dies during soccer game

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.

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

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.

Record number of coronavirus samples taken

Elevator collapses in Tel Aviv, injuring four

Elevator falls six levels in Tel Aviv, injuring four people.

Elevator collapses in Tel Aviv

Infant rescued after being forgotten in car

1-month-old baby saved after being locked in car for a half hour.

Infant rescued after being forgotten in car

Toddler in serious condition after being left in vehicle

2-year-old loses consciousness after being forgotten in car in Jerusalem.

Toddler in serious condition after being left in vehicle

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.

MDA: 300% increase in number of calls to hotline

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 factors

 MDA ambulances maintain 8-minute average response

1 killed, 11 hurt as bus collides with car

Driver killed in collision with bus in southern Israel.

1 killed, 11 hurt as bus collides with car

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.'

Helping Congo set up 'drive thru' coronavirus centers

Man killed in collision with camel

30-year-old man killed after car collides with camel in southern Israel.

Man killed in collision with camel

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

Child in critical condition after string attached to pacifier wraps around her neck.

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

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.

MDA stands in solidarity with coronavirus victimsplayer

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.

MDA forces deployed in Meron

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.

245,460 people tested by MDA for coronavirus

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.

Israel salutes first responders, paramedic lights torchplayer

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.'

First preemie saved by national breastmilk bank

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.

Arab MDA paramedic to light Independence Day torch

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.

Lab workers wed in 'coronavirus wedding'

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.

MDA evacuates more than 250 coronavirus carriers

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."

8,000 COVID-19 tests performed across Israel

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".

Father and son return to MDA after recovering from 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 coronavirus

Israeli preparedness and coronavirus