Brave boy, 2, defies the odds by beating coronavirus while battling leukaemia – The Sun

A BOY of two defied the odds by beating coronavirus while battling leukaemia.

Jackson Hall’s family was told he had cancer in February after a rash appeared on his skin.

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He then fought off rhinovirus and a fungal lung infection before testing positive for Covid-19 on April 13.

Mum Samantha Hall, 30, said: “My husband Shaun and I were both devastated.

"I felt like a failure, the one thing that we've been trying to protect him from he caught.

"After everything that has been publicised regarding Covid and the fact Jackson was classed as clinically extremely vulnerable – we assumed the worst."

But Jackson did not suffer from serious symptoms and has now had the all-clear.

Samantha, of Carshalton, South London, added: "The treatment can be rough on Jackson and it's heart-breaking to see him go through it, but we take the good with the bad and get through it together.

"Jackson has always been a happy, laid-back child and it's amazing to see him take it all in his stride, we couldn't be prouder of him.

"It makes us so proud and happy to see him get through this and we hope he gets a break soon.

"He's been so strong. He's got his big sister to help him through it all.

"He loves her very much and hopefully when all this is said and done we can take them to Disneyland."


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