US student freed from North Korea has severe brain injury

"However, he shows no signs of understanding language, responding to verbal commands or awareness of his surroundings", he said. "He has not spoken".

Doctors are now trying to solve the mystery of how the 22-year-old University of Virginia student was left in a coma. While thousands travel to North Korea each year and return safely, Warmbier's story shows there's a bad price to be paid for some.

North Korea claimed that Warmbier came down with a case of botulism, a rare form of food poisoning, and slipped into a coma after taking a sleeping pill.

AP also said that "doctors treating him in the USA said they found no evidence of botulism, but did find severe brain damage consistent with losing oxygen to the brain".

Gratton witnessed North Korean security officers putting his American friend under arrest at the airport as they boarded a plane. Shortly after Warmbier's sentencing, Kim Dong-chul, was arrested on accusations of espionage, and has been held ever since.

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According to Kanter, the MRI scan of Warmbier's brain "showed extensive loss of brain tissue in all regions of the brain". The Washington Post reports that physicians are not aware of anything in his history that would make him predisposed to this condition, but say that Warmbier could have suffered cardiopulmonary arrest as a result of intoxication, traumatic injury, or an overdose of medication (intentional or unintentional).

Doctors at a Cincinnati hospital where Warmbier is being treated said the young man is suffering from severe brain injuries. While driving away, he saw a group of about 150 people wearing blue and white shirts, and ribbons of the same color combination, in support of Otto at a nearby intersection.

"Under a decision by the DPRK Central Court of June 13, American citizen Otto Warmbier who was serving a sentence of labour was returned on June 13 on humanitarian grounds", KCNA said.

The University of Virginia student's father, Fred Warmbier, said at an earlier news conference that his son had been "brutalized and terrorized" by the North Korean government. Foreign nationals have also been detained on political grounds, including two USA university professors in Pyongyang who were arrested this year for allegedly plotting anti-state acts.

A Department of State spokeswoman won't say what envoy Joseph Yun gleaned about the medical conditions of the other Americans.

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In December 2015, the younger Warmbier embarked on a five-day tour of the North with a Chinese company that advertised "budget travel to destinations your mother would rather you stayed away from".

He said he received "a very nice phone call" Wednesday from President Donald Trump, who said Secretary of State Rex Tillerson worked hard to bring Otto home. "I think the results speak for themselves".

North Korea is inviting Westerners to visit the isolated country to boost domestic tourism just days after sending one home with severe brain damage.

And these rumour have been lent more weight after Otto was returned to the United States in a coma.

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