The parents of a baby needing surgery are concerned blood from someone who was vaccinated against Covid-19 would be used in the procedure. Photo: Shutterstock
The parents of a baby needing surgery are concerned blood from someone who was vaccinated against Covid-19 would be used in the procedure. Photo: Shutterstock
New Zealand

Coronavirus: NZ parents refuse to let baby have heart surgery if blood donor is vaccinated

  • ‘We don’t want blood that is tainted by vaccination. That’s the end of the deal – we are fine with anything else these doctors want to do,’ the father said
  • Health New Zealand has taken the parents to court, so guardianship of the child can be transferred to the courts and the baby can be given the surgery

The parents of a baby needing surgery are concerned blood from someone who was vaccinated against Covid-19 would be used in the procedure. Photo: Shutterstock
The parents of a baby needing surgery are concerned blood from someone who was vaccinated against Covid-19 would be used in the procedure. Photo: Shutterstock
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