Libyan child with rare disease arrives in Rome for treatment

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Libyan child with rare disease arrives in Rome for treatment

August 15, 2020 - 14:41
Written by: SafaAlharathy

A Libyan child suffering from a rare disease arrived on Thursday in Italy to receive treatment, said a statement by the Libyan Embassy in Rome.

The 14-year-old child, Abu Bakr Al-Waer is sufferings from a brain and nerve atrophy that led to the deterioration of his health condition, according to a statement by the Health Ministry, indicating that he was flown to Rome via the Ambulance Service.

The Health Ministry emphasized it had admitted the child to one of the best Italian hospitals specialized in treating his condition, noting that it gave instruction to facilitate all necessary measures to ensure he receives the proper treatment.