MOSCOW, August 16 (Itar-Tass) —— The Russian preterm newborn who was taken by a Russian emergencies ministry’s plane from Turkey to Moscow is in normal condition after the flight, Oleg Ionov, the head of the centre’s intensive care department of the Research Centre of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Perinatology, where the baby was taken to for further treatment, told Itar-Tass early on Thursday.
“The newborn has been taken to our clinic. The newborn is in stable conditions after the flight and need only some additional oxygen,” he said.
“The baby was born prematurely, when his mother, a resident of Russian southern city of Volgograd, was 28 weeks pregnant. The newborn weighs 1.390 kilograms,” Ionov said.
According to the Russian emergencies ministry, the plane took four more Russians who felt sick during their vacations in Turkey. They will be taken to specialized clinics.