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Mum with Covid should be allowed to die against family's wishes judge rules

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A mum who gave birth to a baby boy last month after contracting Covid should be allowed to die against her family's wishes, a judge has decided.

Mr Justice Hayden ruled that doctors can lawfully stop providing life-support treatment to the woman, as her chances of survival are "zero".

The mum - who is in her 30s and also has a three-year-old daughter - is currently in an induced coma, and her family appealed for her treatment to continue.

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