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Charlie Gard’s Parents Make A Heart-Breaking Decision On Son’s Treatment — Their ‘Worst Fears’ Have Been Confirmed

On Monday, the legal battle in regards to the Charlie Gard baby case finally reached a closure, after the parents decided to pull back on the legal procedure. The public statement came after their lawyer explained the family’s decision to do so.

The terminally ill child’s family has flown to America in pursuit of clinical treatment for mitochondrial depletion syndrome. This represents a very uncommon genetic disorder that is still yet to be inspected closely.

The decision the parents made comes after a court reached a decision to allow the child pass away from the very disease.

Right after the parents, Chris Gard and Connie Yates cut the cord, so to speak, their lawyer made his official announcement regarding the case:

“This case is now about time. Sadly time has run out,” the attorney, Grant Armstrong pointed out.

Due to Charlie’s severe muscle and tissue damage, it was simply “too late to treat Charlie.”

“The parents’ worst fears have been confirmed,” he continued.

Among other personnel in Charlie’s case, an American neurosurgeon also made his way to the U.K. to check up on Charlie’s progress.

Dr. Michio Hirano of Columbia University Medical Center made it his mission to analyze Charlie’s case and compare opinions and treatments with remaining doctors on his case.

As Hirano noted, these cases had 11 to 56 percent chance of patients recovery regarding the muscle strength and functionality.

However, in Charlie’s case, the timeframe was much too short.

The world immediately responded to Charlie’s case, expressing support for the suffering family as well as encouragement for the days ahead.

President Trump also offered his selfless support to the family, while an American hospital let the parents know that they would be happy to take on the case at their premises, pro bono.

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