Important: To keep everyone safe during Alert Level 2, visiting people in hospitals is restricted.  Whaanau who visit should arrange visits in advance with the ward Charge Nurse. More details here. - Breathing in secondhand cigarette smoke could be fatal for little Atelaite Vaikeli.

The 1-year old has spent half her life on oxygen at Kidz First Children's Hospital at Middlemore.

She has bronchiolitis, an illness of the respiratory tract which is caused by an infection that affects the airways leading to the lungs.

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