Jake Vella urgently admitted at Mater Dei

Jake Vella has been urgently admitted to hospital on Wednesday evening. This was announced on the ROHHAD Association Facebook page, who in addition to scores of others is asking everyone to join them in their prayers for the young boy’s quick recovery.

Urgent prayers needed for Jake Vella too another of our ROHHAD warriors who is ill in hospital at the moment please keep…

Posted by Rohhad Association on Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Jake, who suffers from the rare condition known as rapid-onset obesity with hypothalamic dysregulation, hypoventilation, and autonomic dysregulation (ROHHAD), is known for bravely enduring gruelling training sessions that helps him to control his condition.

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