Terminally Unwell Child Charlie Gard Will Flow To Hospice Care To Die : The Two-Way : Npr

Terminally Ill Baby Charlie Gard Will Move To Hospice Care To DieEnlarge this image toggle caption Chris J Ratcliffe/AFP/Getty Images Chris J Ratcliffe/AFP/Getty ImagesCharlie Gard, a terminally ill British baby whose parents fought in court to transfer him to the U.S. for treatment, will be moved to a hospice facility to die.
A British judge approved the transfer plan on Thursday, days after Charlie’s parents dropped their efforts to receive experimental treatments.
Charlie’s parents still say that the baby might have been helped if the treatment had been administered earlier.
Chris Gard, Charlie’s father, later told reporters he and Yates were preparing for their son’s death.
Last week, the U.S. neurologist who was previously willing to offer the experimental treatment looked at new MRI scans of Charlie and concluded the treatment would not be effective.

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