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Misplaced tube contributed to first UK child Covid death, coroner rules

Breathing tube found to be in wrong position hours before Ismail Mohamed Abdulwahab, 13, died

A misplaced medical tube contributed to the death of the first child in the UK to die after contracting Covid, a coroner has found.

Ismail Mohamed Abdulwahab, 13, of Brixton, south London, died of acute respiratory distress syndrome, caused by Covid-19 pneumonia, on 30 March 2020, three days after testing positive for coronavirus. He had a cardiac arrest before he died.

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