Two boys rushed to hospital with severe sunburn

Two young boys have been rushed to hospital with severe sunburn in Cairns overnight.

The youngsters, aged four and six, are believed to have been playing outside for hours in the sun without shirts on Monday.

They were rushed to Cairns Hospital around 10.30pm with “very red” and “peeling” skin on their face, ears, shoulders, back, chests and face, the Brisbane Times reports.


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I hope they throw the book at the parents for not protecting the boys