ANTALYA, Turkey

A woman in southern Turkey has given birth to a healthy baby girl after beating COVID-19.

Diagnosed when she was 8-and-a-half months pregnant, Cigdem Akman tried keeping her spirits high for the baby in her womb and her toddler son.

Health staff in Manavgat Hospital, Antalya, did everything to make sure she and the baby stay safe.

She underwent a treatment suggested by Turkey’s Science Council.

After 10 days of treatment, Akman beat the virus. She visited the same hospital for two weeks during her last stages of pregnancy.

Saying that she had to go out to get

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