TEL AVIV (Feb. 20)
A team of 15 doctors and nurses delivered four boys and a girl today, all of whom are expected to live. The mother Zippora Arzi, a 28-year-old teacher, had been given fertility drugs for several years. The couple also has one daughter.
Each of the infants weighed 3.3 pounds at birth by Caesarean section. They were delivered in the seventh month. The Arzi quintuplets are the second set born in Israel. Of the first set, born in 1973, one died immediately.