His condition deteriorated and he was transferred to the biggest local hospital. On arrival there, the decision was taken to intubate and ventilate him and he reminded in this state for 8 days whilst he had iv antibiotics.

After extubation he went on to develop a pulmonary embolism further worsening his condition.

Once he had received appropriate treatment he was finally discharged and we were able to repatriate him with medical escort and oxygen for the flight .