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Karl Stefanovic disappears from the show Today, after Harper’s two-year-old daughter was rushed to hospital

Karl Stefanovich failed to appear on the show Today on Monday.

Addressing his absence at the beginning of the show, Carl Ali Langdon’s co-host explained that he had fallen ill and had to stay home.

“Our top story is the reason Carl didn’t show up for work this morning, we decided. “Unfortunately, he is sick at home this morning,” Ali told viewers.

Karl Stefanovic, 47, pictured, did not show up for work on Monday Today after falling ill over the weekend

Ali was joined at the desk by news reader Alex Cullen, entertainment reporter Brooke Bowney and news reporter Lara Vela.

The moment could not have come at a worse time for 47-year-old Carl, who revealed on Friday that his two-year-old daughter Harper had been taken to hospital with a fever.

Carl, who shares Harper with his wife, Jasmine Jarbro, explained on Friday how his daughter had a “grunt and a mild cough” on Wednesday, which prompted him and his wife, Jasmine, 38, to take her to a GP.

Addressing his absence at the beginning of the show, Carl Ali Langdon's co-host (pictured) explained that he was ill and had to stay home.

Addressing his absence at the beginning of the show, Carl Ali Langdon’s co-host (pictured) explained that he was ill and had to stay home.

But her condition soon worsened, with her temperature reaching a dangerous 40 ° C and her heart rate accelerating to 200 beats per minute.

She was then taken to hospital by ambulance and diagnosed with respiratory syncytial virus, which is common in children during the winter months.

“Two days ago, my daughter Harper had what she had so many times this year, snoring and a mild cough,” Carl told Today viewers.

The moment could not have come at a worse time for Carl, who revealed on Friday that his two-year-old daughter Harper had been rushed to hospital with a fever.

The moment could not have come at a worse time for Carl, who revealed on Friday that his two-year-old daughter Harper had been rushed to hospital with a fever.

“Within a few hours, we gave her Nurofen and Panadol according to the advice and let her sleep.

“When she woke up, she was breathing very fast, wheezing, and her heart rate and temperature were high.”

Carl went on to explain that things were going from bad to worse, and little Harper ended up in the hospital.

Carl explained on Friday how his daughter (right) had a

Carl explained on Friday how his daughter (right) had a “snort and a mild cough” on Wednesday, which led him and his wife, Jasmine, 38, (center) to take her to the GP.

“So we took her to our GP, who was brilliant,” he said.

“But after a few minutes her condition worsened, her temperature was more than 40 [degrees] and her heart rate accelerated to over 200 beats per minute. We were really worried.

The TV presenter of the breakfast explained how the “amazing” GP managed to stabilize her with a nebulizer and call an ambulance.

Carl is seen here with Jasmine and Harper, plus his teenage Willow, at Vivid Sydney

Carl is seen here with Jasmine and Harper, plus his teenage Willow, at Vivid Sydney

“From the ambulance, the ambulance staff were amazing,” he continued.

“More doctors have worked at North Shore Hospital and she was admitted to the emergency room a few hours later.

“They did an amazing job and the hospital staff was amazing.”

Carl said he shared his family’s ordeal to show solidarity with “thousands of parents in similar situations” during the winter flu season.

Carl also spoke with Associate Professor Margie Danchin (pictured), a pediatrician at the Royal Children's Hospital, who explained that parents are

Carl also spoke with Associate Professor Margie Danchin (pictured), a pediatrician at the Royal Children’s Hospital, who explained that parents are “really doing it” right now.

“We were lucky and lucky we weren’t more serious. But this is a shared situation, so we are doing it, “he added.

“The thing is, you just panic, when the doctors start moving fast, you panic.”

“We felt guilty. We had to take her straight to the hospital, we first took her to the GP. “

Carl also spoke with Associate Professor Margie Danchin, a pediatrician at the Royal Children’s Hospital, who explained that parents “really can handle this.”

Jasmine was seen carrying little Harper before a boat trip to Sydney Harbor earlier this month

Jasmine was seen carrying little Harper before a boat trip to Sydney Harbor earlier this month

“Unfortunately, this is a similar story,” said Professor Danchin.

“After the last two years, when Covid was so scary, we’ve seen a huge increase in viral respiratory conditions.

“In the last month or so, we’ve seen an increase in RSV – parents are really coping with that. We don’t want parents to go to the emergency room either.

“Our emergency departments are really overcrowded.”

Professor Danchin said that if a child shows up heavy breathing, bruising around the lips or if they are apathetic and pale, parents should take them to the emergency department.

In an interview with Stellar magazine in October 2020, Jasmine described Carl's parenting style as

In an interview with Stellar magazine in October 2020, Jasmine described Carl’s parenting style as “very practical”, adding that it “helps a lot”.

Carl and Jasmine welcomed Harper, their first child together, in 2020.

The Channel Nine star has three older children than his ex-wife Cassandra Thorburn: sons River, 15, and Jackson, 22, and daughter Willow, 16.

Carl met the model, who became a shoe designer at a boat party in Sydney just months after he broke up with Cassandra in 2016.

The Stefanovic family got married at the One & Only Palmilla resort in Los Cabos, Mexico, in December 2018.

RSV warning signs

The respiratory syncytial virus (known as RSV) causes an infection called bronchiolitis. The infection is spread between people by coughing and sneezing.

The infection begins with symptoms of a cold (runny nose, cough, sneezing and fever). Warning signs include:

* Frequent or difficult breathing

* Wheezing on exhalation

* Eating problems (for babies this is because they only breathe through their nose).

Symptoms often worsen at night. The disease usually begins to improve after two to three days.

The infection may be worse and last longer in very young children (under three months), premature babies or children with lung or heart problems.

No medicine can be taken to treat bronchiolitis.

Pediatric paracetamol (in recommended doses) can help your child feel more comfortable if they have a fever.

Babies with a severe infection can be admitted to hospital. In-hospital treatment may include oxygen and fluids. Fluids are usually given through a nasogastric tube (a tube that enters the nose).

Make sure your child is getting enough fluids. Smaller foods, which are given more often, can help.

The salt water solution available in pharmacies (eg Fess), instilled or sprayed into each nostril before a meal, can help clear the nose.

Keep your child away from cigarette smoke.

Prevent the spread of infection by keeping your child away from other young children, especially during the first few days of illness.

Karl Stefanovic disappears from the show Today, after Harper’s two-year-old daughter was rushed to hospital

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