A misplaced breathing tube contributed to the death of a 13-year-old boy who became the United Kingdom's first known child victim of coronavirus, a coroner has ruled.

Ismail Mohamed Abdulwahab, of Brixton, southwest London, died of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), caused by COVID-19 pneumonia, in the early hours of March 30, 2020, three days after testing positive for the coronavirus.

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