Less than a month after 11-month-old Charlie Gard passed away, his parents have announced that they are about to launch a foundation aimed at helping other children with mitochondrial and other rare childhood diseases.
Sky News is publishing a minute-by-minute blog on today’s court proceedings involving 11 month-old Charlie Gard, including the dust-up between Charlie’s parents and the judge as well as testimony from a US expert who describes the kind of treatment he is proposing to improve the boy’s life.
NOTE: Important update at end of article.
A British High Court is reconsidering the case of Charlie Gard, the 11 month-old infant who is dying of a rare mitochondrial syndrome, after researchers at the Vatican’s Bambino Gesu hospital provided additional evidence that new therapies could help the child.
The 10 month-old baby boy who has been at the center of furious fight for the right of his parents to determine the child’s fate, will have his life support terminated today.