Dy­ing boy moved to US

Townsville Bulletin - - World Snapshot -

THE par­ents of a ter­mi­nally ill Cana­dian tod­dler deemed to be in a per­ma­nent veg­e­ta­tive state have moved him to a Catholic hos­pi­tal in Amer­ica af­ter a Cana­dian court ruled that doc­tors there could re­move his breath­ing tube. Thir­teen­month-old Joseph Maraachli had been hos­pi­talised since Oc­to­ber in Canada be­cause of a neu­rode­gen­er­a­tive disease.

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