Young Swiss man needs O negative blood donations after heatstroke on Thailand island
A 25 year old Swiss man needs donations of the blood type O negative (O-) after he went running on Koh Chang off the coast of the eastern province Trat and suffered a heatstroke. Theo Zwahlen is in a coma in the ICU at Bangkok Hospital in Chanthaburi. Theo has kidney failure, acidosis, brain damage, rhabdomyolysis (muscle breakdown) and a low platelet count. He needs a large amount of blood donations to recover.
According to the Red Cross, around 7% of the population has O negative blood, which lacks a protein known as the RhD antigen. If you are eligible, please donate with the Thai Red Cross Society and provide Theo’s details as follows:
- Name: Theo Zwahlen
- Nationality: Swiss
- Passport number: X7797202
- Current location: Bangkok Hospital, Chanthaburi
Once you have finished donating please contact 0946249697 or 0822248888.
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