Ambulance covers Malappuram to TVPM in 5 hours to save infant


Malappuram: Kerala united yet again to save another young life. An ambulance carrying a three-day-old with heart ailments from Al-Shifa hospital in Perinthalmanna has reached Sree Chitra hospital in Thiruvananthapuram. Starting at 5:40pm, the ambulance reached the destination in five and a half hours.

The infant, born to Malappuram Vengoor natives Najad-Irfana couple, had to be shifted to a super-specialty hospital because of the seriousness of the condition.

A 15-day-old infant was rushed to Amrita Hospital in Ernakulam from Mangaluru the other day. This infant too was to be taken to Sree Chitra. Health minister KK Shailaja intervened and made arrangements for treatment at Amrita. The ambulance covered the 400kms in five and a half hours.

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