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Child stung by jellyfish, Okay’gari: Child lady flown to hospital after Irukandji jellyfish at vacation spot

A child lady has been flown to hospital from a well-liked Queensland vacation spot after she was stung by an especially toxic jellyfish.

A LifeFlight rescue helicopter flown the newborn from Okay’gari -formerly generally known as Fraser Island – after she was stung whereas swimming about 3.30pm on Monday.

Authorities consider she was stung by an Irukandji jellyfish.

The helicopter crew landed on a seaside on the western aspect of the island and the aeromedical group labored alongside ambulance paramedics to deal with the newborn.

She was flown to Hervey Bay Hospital in a steady situation accompanied by a dad or mum.

Two hours earlier, the LifeFlight helicopter was referred to as to the identical spot to deal with a person affected by a marine sting.

He was flown to Hervey Bay Hospital for therapy.

It’s the third incident in two days after a woman was additionally flown to Hervey Bay Hospital on Sunday.

The Queensland Ambulance Service warns that Irukandji jellyfish are “small, extraordinarily venomous” species of field jellyfish which are usually not more than 2cm in diameter, which makes them “troublesome to note in water”.

Signs of a sting embody respiration difficulties, vomiting, capturing pains and extreme again or complications.

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