Four newborn babies die in South Australia, unable to travel to Melbourne for treatment
It’s a tragic situation that should never happen, says Neil Mitchell.
Four sick newborns recently died in South Australia because they could not be sent to Melbourne’s world-leading Royal Children’s Hospital for treatment.
They were prevented from travelling to Melbourne due to COVID-19.
“There has to be a way around something like this,” Neil Mitchell said.
“You cannot let that happen.”
Professor John Svigos, an Adelaide-based obstetrician and gynecologist, told Neil Mitchell it’s not certain whether any of the babies would have survived, regardless.
“But we weren’t able to offer them the opportunity,” he said.
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