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Gammy has a fit heart, doctors say

Parents hit back at his surrogate mum

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  • Writer: Chaiyot Yongcharoenchai, Paritta Wangkiat & Agencies
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A cardiology expert has confirmed Down's syndrome boy, Gammy — who is at the centre of a surrogacy abandonment scandal — has no life-threatening heart disease as earlier reported, and his pneumonia is almost completely cured. 

Surrogacy is a business in Thailand, as well as a service - as this recent advertisement by the Bangkok Hospital shows.

Samitivej Sriracha Hospital spoke to reporters Tuesday to confirm Gammy has a strong and healthy heart, contrary to earlier reports in the international media that the boy has a life-threatening congenital heart condition that could kill him at any time.

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