Conjoined Twins Born in Palestine – level 2

09-11-2017 07:00

In the Gaza Strip, Palestine, conjoined twins were born at a hospital. They are joined in the middle of their body, but they have separate heads and lungs.

The hospital cannot perform a separation surgery, as one neonatal doctor explained. He said that no hospital in Palestine can perform such a complicated surgery. However, the twins can receive the surgery in the USA or Saudi Arabia.

Many conjoined twins die after 24 hours, but these twin girls are still alive and eating.

Difficult words: conjoined twins (twins whose bodies are together), separation surgery (when doctors cut the twins to make two normal bodies), neonatal (relating to new-born babies).

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