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Nov 04, 2022 04:54 AM
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A Father’s Nightmare Rescuing a Three-Year-Old Under Covid Lockdown

A residential area sealed in Chongqing for Covid control in August.
A residential area sealed in Chongqing for Covid control in August.

A 32-year-old man in northwestern China’s Lanzhou sought help in rescuing his wife and 3-year-old son Tuesday from carbon monoxide poisoning. It turned into a three-hour nightmare of multiple phone calls to emergency services, a frantic effort just to leave the residential compound under Covid lockdown and a taxi ride to a hospital.

At the end, the father surnamed Tuo was told his son was dead. The wife recovered after an ambulance finally appeared to take her to the hospital.

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