CNS News 31.3.2018 02:28 pm

Pretoria east toddler loses battle with swine flu

Quinton and Yolundi Gerber at the hospital with Suné.

Quinton and Yolundi Gerber at the hospital with Suné.

The two-year-old girl passed away this morning.

Two-year-old Suné Gerber passed away on Saturday morning; after battling five viruses, of which two were so-called swine flu and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), Pretoria East Rekord reports.

Last week, family friends reached out to the community and asked for financial assistance to keep Suné at Wilgers hospital.

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She was admitted on 19 March.

Her parents, Quinton and Yolundi, said Suné was kept on a ventilator and morphine until her passing.

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“We managed to get funds to cover some medical aid payments, but there are still uncovered medical costs,” Quinton and Yolundi said.

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