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Seven year old boy airlifted from Fraser Island

The Bundaberg based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter has airlifted a seven year old boy from Fraser Island who suffered a suspected high temperature, rash and shortness of breath.

The boy had been camping with his family at Happy Valley, Fraser Island, when he became ill and required immediate medical attention.

The RACQ LifeFlight Rescue crew was called to the scene at 7:42am.

The patient was treated by the QAS paramedic on board the helicopter before being airlifted in a stable condition, accompanied by his mother, to Hervey Bay Hospital.