2-year-old leukaemia patient in Malaysia tests positive for Covid-19
PETALING JAYA - A two-year-old boy who is suffering from leukaemia tested positive for Covid-19, according to a children's cancer support group.
The boy, Muhammad Fateh Aqil Mohd Nazmee, was supposed to undergo chemotherapy treatment at Universiti Sains Malaysia Hospital in Kubang Kerian, but a blood test found he was positive for Covid-19, said the Persatuan Sokongan Anak-Anak Kanser (Pesona).
"We hope people will pray for his recovery and that he is able to continue his fight," it said in a Facebook post on Tuesday (March 24).
According to a report by Berita Harian, Fateh was being treated at the Raja Perempuan Zainab II Hospital in Kota Baru and contracted the virus from a family member.
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