UK Court Rules Against Parents Who Want Son to Go to Italy

Britain's Court of Appeal has ruled against the parents of a terminally ill toddler who are seeking permission to take him to Italy for medical treatment.

  • Published 16 April 2018
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LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Court of Appeal has ruled against the parents of a terminally ill toddler who are seeking permission to take him to Italy for medical treatment. The parents of Alfie Evans have been engaged in a protracted legal fight with Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool over his care. Alfie’s parents were trying to overturn earlier rulings that have blocked further medical treatment.  Alfie, now 23 months old, is in a “semi-vegetative…

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