As was reported earlier, Maran Posek HaDor HaGaon HaRav Yosef Sholom Elyashiv Shlita was taken to the hospital at about 2:00am on motzei Shabbos after complaining of difficulty breathing.
A Magen David Adom paramedic ambulance arrived within minutes of the call and the physician and paramedics on board stabilized the gadol hador’s condition and transported him to Shaare Zedek Medical Center, where doctors report the rav has fluid in his lungs, Chadrei Chareidim reports.
It is being reported that the rav remained conscious at all times, and at present, doctors are signaling there is no fear of a further deterioration in his condition.
Kikar Shabbat reports the rav awakened at an early hour and davened shachris and only his close associates and family members are with him.
Yidden around the world are urged to continue being mispallel for Rav Yosef Sholom ben Chaya Musha b’toch shar cholei yisrael.
(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)