UK Supreme Court Orders Hospital to Keep Baby Alive While They Consider Final Appeal

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(Daily Mail) – Terminally ill baby Charlie Gard has been saved hours before his life support machine was due to be switched off after his parents took their fight to the Supreme Court.

Britain’s highest court will sit on June 8 – in eight days time – to consider whether to hear an appeal from Chris Gard and Connie Yates to prolong his life. Until then baby Charlie, who suffers from a rare genetic condition and has brain damage, must continue to receive treatment at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London.

His life support machine was reportedly set to be shut off at midnight tonight but judges have ordered this to be postponed pending next week’s hearing. CONTINUE