Coast Guard medevacs child from Carnival cruise ship

CLEARWATER, Fla. – The coast guard took a 7-year-old passenger off a cruise ship, Carnival Dream, on Sunday. The ship was 264 miles southwest of Clearwater. The Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew flew the child and her father to John Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in stable condition.

A Carnival Dream crewmember reported the child as suffering from abdominal pain and a Coast Guard flight surgeon recommended the child be brought ashore.

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