World's first psychiatric coronavirus ward opens in Israel

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Apr 01, 2020 | News | Jerusalem & Area
World's first psychiatric coronavirus ward opens in Israel

With doctors wearing hazmat suits that have been reinforced in case patients attack them, an Israeli hospital has opened what it says is the word’s first psychiatric coronavirus ward.

After coronavirus spread through a psychiatric ward in South Korea, infecting 100 people, staff at Sheba Medical Center in Ramat Gan decided that Israel urgently needed a plan for when coronavirus made inroads among the country’s 3,500 psychiatric in-patents.

Full Story (The Times of Israel)


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