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Charlie Gard, Baby Whose Parents Battled Hospital Over Treatment, Dies

Charlie had a severe genetic disorder with no known cure, and doctors said experimental treatments could cause suffering. He died in a hospice after his parents dropped a legal challenge.

Charlie Gard, the British baby with a terminal illness who became subject to a high-profile legal dispute, has died in hospice care, according to multiple media reports.

The Guardian, citing Gard's parents, reports that the infant died on Friday, one day after being transferred to an unidentified hospice facility.

Charlie had an rare genetic disorder known as

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