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11-year-old Covid patient airlifted to hospital

11-year-old Covid patient airlifted to hospital

An 11-year-old boy from the island Lesvos in the eastern Aegean has been flown in a C-130 plane to a hospital in Athens after developing a rare Covid-linked syndrome.

The boy is currently receiving treatment for pulmonary embolism (PE), a blood clot in the lungs, at the Pedon childrens’ hospital. 

He was diagnosed with coronavirus again in the summer.