When a stroke strikes, get help fast

Calling an ambulance and getting timely administration of a clot-busting drug can make the difference between full recovery and death

Operations manager Charlie Lee, who is in his 50s, was driving home when he felt a sudden weakness in the left side of his body.

When he reached home, his family swiftly called an ambulance.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 28, 2019, with the headline 'When a stroke strikes, get help fast'. Print Edition | Subscribe