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Israeli personnel have been training for Ebola identification in the past several months with border control authorities.

Israeli ingenuity is helping to stop the spread of the Ebola virus with a new sterile tent, produced by Israel’s SYS Technologies. At least 5,000 people in eight different countries have died of the disease thus far, out of 10,000 infected during the current outbreak.

The Or Akiva-based SYS Technologies firm specializes in mobile operating theaters and clean air systems. Its new special inflatable isolation tents have already been installed in Guinea, one of the three hardest-hit West African nations.

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Other African nations have also purchased the tents in the hopes of halting the spread of the deadly virus.

“There is currently no effective treatment for Ebola, so the principal weapon against it is to isolate the patients so that others aren’t infected,” says Yossi Yonah, who is responsible for marketing the tents.

“Our units are far more readily available than other mobile structures and they are hermetically sealed and protect the surroundings from the patients.”

It takes two weeks for the company to produce and deliver the tents – already inflated – in accordance with the client’s specifications.

Positive pressure technology is used to create the absolutely clear and isolated environment inside the tent, and to maintain the structure. In addition, the company created an incubator-like stretcher for safe transfer of patients to the isolation tents.

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Hana Levi Julian is a Middle East news analyst with a degree in Mass Communication and Journalism from Southern Connecticut State University. A past columnist with The Jewish Press and senior editor at Arutz 7, Ms. Julian has written for Babble.com, Chabad.org and other media outlets, in addition to her years working in broadcast journalism.

12 COMMENTS

  1. this in its self deserves a nobel prize thank you for giving it to the world Israel <3
    sure would love to hug the persons responsable for this gem so
    i'll do it this way THANK YOU ISRAEL <3 <3

  2. In Argentina once we had cholera infection coming from our neighbours from Peru; Lots of hydration (rehydration salts) antibiotics and also a place where to discard all the fecal component. Of course ebola is more dangerous but I think is the same kind of care.

  3. Regrettably all these innovations,medicines and other items will be no more soon,the world loves the terrorist Muslims ,Iranians and the rest of the world including Obama. The people of Israel cannot do anything right per newspaper articles. All I can say was when Sandy hit our shores help from only one country came and it was Israel. This country will extinct soon and history will not remember it. Society prefers to hate Jews and welcome Muslims who kill Christians,Jews and other sects of Muslims. They would rather support beheadings,mass murdering ethnic cleansing and no assimilation. The world is doomed

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