Charlie Gard Case Back in Court; May be Given a Second Chance
00:11, Jul 11, 2017
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The parents of terminally ill 11-month-old Charlie Gard said on Sunday their son "deserves a chance" to be taken to the US for an experimental treatment that could improve his condition.
The re-opening of the case at London's High Court may allow Charlie to receive the therapy treatment at his current hospital or overseas.
Mr Justice Francis had ruled in April that ending life-support treatment would be in Charlie's best interests after a High Court trial. The official also said the president wants to be helpful without placing undue pressure on the family.
If there is a ruling in favor of the parents, baby Charlie could be treated at several different facilities in the United Sattes, including New York Presbyterian Hospital and the Columbia University Medical Center. "We're talking about world-class hospitals, first in the field, and that is what they prefer", she said.
Still undeterred, Charlie's parents launched an online crowd-funding campaign and received tens of thousands of donations.
The hospital has requested that the information be presented to the court, although Great Ormond Street said in a statement on Friday that its position had not changed. In fact, the petition comes after two US congressmen promised his parents to give permanent residency status to the whole family, while the boy goes through the treatment there, which could be his last hope to survive.
They say they have explored various treatment options, including nucleoside drug therapy, and none would improve Charlie's quality of life.
That ruling was preceded by a series of legal attempts by the young couple, who have tried to make their cases to judges in the High Court, the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court in London.
"I am holding my hands up, I say my prayers over my son every night and I am thankful that he is on that medication".
Charlie has a faulty RRM2B gene, which affects the cells responsible for energy production and breathing, meaning he can not move or breathe without a ventilator.
During their Sunday appearance, Charlie's parents argued against earlier assessments that their son had suffered irreparable brain damage, saying that there is "no evidence of catastrophic brain damage" in 11-month-old Charlie. "They're all getting stronger", Yates said.
Thanking supporters, Mr Gard said: "Let's get Charlie the treatment he needs".
A controversial pastor who prayed over Charlie Gard, the terminally ill ten-month-old baby from the United Kingdom, has called the prayer "one of the most important prayers I have ever prayed in my life" and urged Christians worlwide to continue to ask God to perform a miracle.
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