Friends in Hong Kong join search for bone marrow donor to help UK boy with serious blood condition

Published Nov 20 2021 at 2:00 AM GMT
  • Hong Kong-born Alfie Pinckney, eight, is hoping that somewhere in the world, there is a stranger who might save his life.
  • Diagnosed three years ago with aplastic anaemia, a condition that occurs when the body stops producing enough new blood cells, he now needs a platelet transfusion every week to stay alive.
  • His parents, former property investment manager Charles Pinckney, 44, who is British, and Hongkonger Lily, 45, have launched a global appeal for a bone marrow donor who might give the boy a….



  • Published Nov 20, 2021 2:00 AM GMT