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Infant airlifted from Fraser Island

RACQ CareFlight Rescue has flown to Fraser Island to airlift and an infant suffering a respiratory condition.

The Sunshine Coast-based crew landed at the Orchid Beach helipad on the island’s northeast coast at around 10.30pm on Monday night.

The helicopter’s intensive care flight paramedic treated the baby before being airlifted to Hervey Bay Hospital as a precaution.

It was accompanied by its mother during flight.