Appeal for bone marrow donors to help two-year-old

The family of a two-year-old boy in desperate need of a bone marrow transplant have held an awareness event to encourage members of the Asian community to become donors.

There is a shortage of organ donors from the Asian community, which means it can be a struggle to find suitable transplants for patients.

The family of Gaurav Bains, aged two, are now desperately hoping they can find a match for the toddler, who is at high risk of developing leukaemia if a transplant is not carried out.

Gail Mellors has the full story.

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Transplant appeal for toddler

The family of a two-year-old boy in desperate need of a bone marrow transplant is holding an event in Birmingham to encourage members of the Asian community to become donors.