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Parents in UK seek to move comatose child to Italy for treatment

July 17, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: In a case with overtones of the “Alfie Evans” case, the parents of a comatose 5-year-old girl have asked for court permission to move their child to Italy, after doctors in a London hospital said that further medical treatment was futile. Tafida Raqeeb had been “completely healthy” before suffering a burst blood vessel in her brain. Now doctors say that life-sustaining treatment is futile.

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