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ByMichael Otieno

Dealing with a death on board

A few weeks ago, this column covered some conditions for flying while ill owing to the high number of Africans seeking medical treatment abroad.

One reader, while giving feedback on the article, said how they flew a terminally ill family member back home to prevent a death overseas and avoid the cost of transporting a dead body.

Expectedly — not for the family though —  the passenger’s condition deteriorated hardly two hours into the flight.

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