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Four Corners' boy taken off life support months after contracting Hantavirus

KOB Web Staff
October 26, 2018 06:12 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.— A little boy who had been fighting a deadly virus has been taken off life support.

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Fernando Hernandez was diagnosed with Hantavirus in March.

Last week, Fernando's father said his son needed a lung and heart transplant.

However, Fernando experienced a brain bleed and was pronounced brain-dead at the Children's Hospital in Cincinnati Friday before being taken off life-support.

Fernando's father said he wanted to thank everyone for their thoughts and prayers over the last few months.

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