For 10 days, three-year-old Tharnicaa Murugappan was really sick. Despite vomiting, diarrhoea, dizziness and a high temperature, she was only offered Panadol and Nurofen.
Tharnicaa and her older sister Kopika are the only two children detained at Christmas Island Detention Centre - an Australian immigration facility notorious for their harsh treatment of detainees.
Her mother, Priya, says that when they asked the staff for hospital treatment, their sick daughter was repeatedly refused.
Then after her condition worsened, the Australian-born child was medically evacuated to a Perth hospital. According to her friends, Tharnicaa was diagnosed with untreated pneumonia which they believe has caused a suspected blood infection.
It's not the first time Tharnicaa, who was just nine months old when she was first held in Australia's detention facilities with her family, has been denied immediate treatment after suffering from an illness.
For the past three years, all she has known is life in Australia's immigration detention.
However, news broke this afternoon that Immigration Minister Alex Hawke has issued the Murugappan family with three-month bridging visas, allowing them to remain in Perth for that duration.
"This decision allows three members of the family to reside in the Perth community on bridging visas while the youngest child's medical care, and the family's legal matters, are ongoing," he said in a statement. "The family will continue to have access to health care, support services, housing and schooling in the Perth community."