Tragic tot dies in Queluz pharmacy

A little girl with a history of heart problems died yesterday inside a pharmacy as her distraught mother sought medication to help her.

Staff inside did their best to save the child – described by some news outlets as three years old, and others ‘a month away from her third birthday’. Medical emergency personnel called to the scene also battled to try and revive her.

Explain reports, relatives claim the child had been waiting months for medical treatment “which never arrived”.

The child’s body will now be the subject of an autopsy.

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