Rheumatic Fever – A Father’s Story

Tristan: We’re the Katoa twins Justin: And this started with a sore throat Kuli: Yeah, it started with a sore throat, and we just thought, it’s going to go away These are my boys, Tristan and Justin When Tristan was rushed to hospital I felt… … scared Justin: They said he had rheumatic fever Tristan: I had open heart surgery Kuli: We thought, we’re going to lose him I touched his head, then I said to him Have faith I am sure that we will see each other again Voice over: Sore throats can lead to rheumatic fever and heart damage If your child has a sore throat call Healthline on 0800 611 116 for advice

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