By Euro Weekly News Media • 14 March 2020 • 0:07
The tiny baby is the world’s youngest patient.
The child’s mother had been rushed to a London hospital days earlier with suspected pneumonia.
Last night she and her baby were being treated at separate hospitals.
The mum was tested at North Middlesex Hospital but her positive result was known only after the birth.
The baby was tested within minutes of arrival.
Medics are trying to establish whether the tot was infected during birth, or contracted the virus in the womb. The baby remains at the hospital while the mum has been moved to a specialist infections hospital.
It comes on a day where President Trump has called his own national emergency and may place the UK on it’s travel-ban in light of the UK’s recent surge of cases.
Meanwhile, deaths in the UK moved to 11 as Scotland announced it’s first death today.
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