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Roman Abramovich funded Sheba emergency department | Israel today

2020-05-07T17:33:09.374Z

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The billionaire, who immigrated to Israel two years ago, funded an emergency intensive care unit for emergencies such as epidemics and missile attacks

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At Sheba Hospital, they announced the establishment of an underground ICU with hundreds of dedicated ICUs for national emergencies, such as epidemics and missile attacks. The unit was funded in the hospital through a donation made by the Jewish billionaire and Chelsea football team owner Roman Abramovich.

A statement from Sheba said: "Sheba Medical Center has been leading the fight against the Corona virus and also during military operations, Sheba has been a major evacuation target. In recent months, Sheba has led the largest number of patients in the country. "Corona, Dialysis-Corona, and Corona-Respiratory Rehabilitation, which are the only one of their kind in Israel. These departments have provided dozens of patients."

A statement from Sheba said: "The newly established intensive care unit is built over three floors of the hospital's underground car park, and spans 5,400 square meters. The unit's infrastructure is tailored to deal with eruptive epidemic situations, and - thanks to its underground location, will also be used during an all out war. "We also noted in the hospital that the unit could be expanded as needed.

Director of the Sheba Medical Center, Prof. Yitzhak Kreis: "Mr. Abramovich is a long-time donor of the Sheba Medical Center, and thanks to this, the ICU reserves have been increased."

Last March, it was reported that Abramovich, who owns the Chelsea football team, and the team's football club were geared up to battle Corona in the UK by hosting the National Health Service medical staff at a hotel.

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In "Israel Today", for the first time, the immigration to Israel of the Jewish billionaire of Russian origin was revealed. He arrived in Israel after his stay in the United Kingdom was not renewed, due to her conflict with Russia following the poisoning of Russian spy Sergei Skripal. The incident in question occurred in March 2018, when Salisbury Skripal and his daughter were found in serious condition after being attacked by rare nerve gas.

Source: israelhayom

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