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Four Guatemalan Children In Critical Condition At Shriner’s Hospital Galveston

When the children arrived, officials said they were taken to the pediatric intensive care unit for treatment of life-threatening burns

Six children burned in the Guatemala volcano eruption arrived at Shriners Hospital for Children in Galveston Thursday.

We’re learning more on the condition of the six Guatemalan children transported to Galveston after being severely burned from a volcanic eruption last week.

Shriners Hospital officials say four of the children are in critical condition and two others are in good condition.

The six were flown by military plane to Shriners on June 7, four days after the Volcano of Fire eruption.

The hospital’s chief of staff, Dr. Steven Wolf, says the children, who haven’t been identified, face months and possibly years of recovery.

When the children arrived, officials said they were taken to the pediatric intensive care unit for treatment of life-threatening burns.

The eruption has killed at least 110 people and left about another 200 missing.

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