The volcano on White Island erupts off the coast of Whakatane, New Zealand, on December 9, 2019. Photo: Lillani Hopkins via AP

White Island eruption: New Zealand doctors work around the clock to treat patients’ horrific burns

  • Of the 30 people in hospital, many are fighting for their lives, with some suffering burns to about 95 per cent of their bodies
  • Six deaths have been confirmed, while continuing tremors have prevented authorities from retrieving eight bodies still on the island
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The volcano on White Island erupts off the coast of Whakatane, New Zealand, on December 9, 2019. Photo: Lillani Hopkins via AP
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