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Saudi man weighing over 600 kg finally gets medical help

Aug 21, 2013 09:48 AM IST India India

Jazan: A young man in Saudi Arabia, Khalid Mohsin Shaeri, suffering from Morbid obesity, weighs close to 610 kg and hasn't been able to leave his bedroom for the past two and a half years. But now, he has finally got medical help.

The 20-year-old was airlifted out of his home to an ambulance and Riyadh's KING Fahd Medical City after the Saudi King Abdullah intervened.

Six months ago, King Abdullah asked for Khalid to be taken to a hospital but treatment had to wait until a special bed was made for him in the US.

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