In the past few years, telemedicine has been at the forefront of medical innovation. Now a device developed by the Netanya start-up Tyto Care is going to help the Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, monitor the 12 Israelis returning from the coronavirus-stricken cruise ship Diamond Princess while minimizing the staff’s exposure to the potential infection.
The Israelis are scheduled to arrive at Sheba on Thursday and will spend a period in isolation at the facility after two weeks on quarantine on board the ship that has registered 540 cases of the disease as of Wednesday. Three other Israeli citizens who tested positive to the virus remain hospitalized in Japan.
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