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Rockets land around hospital in Haifa

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: (Published 10 August 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:320
  1. Judy Siegel-Itzkovich
  1. Jerusalem

    Staff at Israel's northern hospitals have remained at work, despite the threat of rocket attack, to treat some 3000 wounded soldiers and civilians.

    “We had thought we'd need court restraining orders to keep them working, but they volunteered, even though they are at risk,” said the deputy director general of the health ministry, Yitzhak Berlovich.

    Rockets fell in the grounds of the 1000 bed Rambam Medical Centre in Haifa on Tuesday …

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