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Charlie Gard case: Great Ormond Street in new court bid

Charlie Gard case: Great Ormond Street in new court bid

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Great Ormond Street Hospital has applied for a fresh hearing in the case of Charlie Gard following claims of "new evidence relating to potential treatment for his condition".It comes after seven medical experts suggested unpublished data showed therapy could improve the 11-month-old's brain condition. Previously, the High Court said it was unlikely a US doctor offering to treat Charlie would be able to cure him.GOSH said it would "explore" the data.Charlie's case will be heard by Mr Justice Francis on Monday at 14:00 BST, according to a High Court listing.A hospital spokesman said: "Two international hospitals and their researchers have communicated to us as late as the last 24 hours that they have fresh evidence about their proposed experimental treatment."We believe, in common with Charl...