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15-year-old girl with Down syndrome who survived cancer dies of COVID-19 – Courier Mail

Alexa Rose Veit, a 15-year-old girl born from Kentucky with Down syndrome, survived a cancer diagnosis last year, but has tragically lost her battle with COVID-19….

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Alexa Rose Veit, a 15-year-old girl born from Kentucky with Down syndrome, survived a cancer diagnosis last year, but has tragically lost her battle with COVID-19.
The teenager from the US was diagnosed with leukaemia in July 2019 and remarkably went into remission just weeks later.
“On day 30 of a two-year treatment plan, she’d beaten cancer,” Kentucky governor Andy Beshear said in a news conference on Thursday.
She was then diagnosed with COVID-19 on November 15 after feeling sick the week of…

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