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'My eyes felt on fire': Medics in hazmat suits rush couple and two small children for coronavirus tests after family returned from Venice with flu-like symptoms Callum and Jessica Luana Kerslake, from Hull, were in Venice with their children They flew home when they developed high temperatures, coughs and dizziness Ambulance crew wearing hazmat suits raced them to be tested on Saturday The family of four have now been told to self-isolate until they get the results

By Sophie Law For Mailonline

Published: 10:18 GMT, 1 March 2020 | Updated: 10:32 GMT, 1 March 2020

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A British family has told how emergency crew in hazmat suits raced to their home after they returned from with coronavirus symptoms.

Callum and Jessica Luana Kerslake, from Hull, were in Venice with their two children when they developed high temperatures, a cough and dizziness.

The father-of-two says it felt like his 'eyes were on fire' and 'every hair on his body stood on end' when he fell ill just hours after arriving in , The Mirror reports.

The family flew into London's Standsted airport on Thursday wearing surgical masks and returned to their home in Hull - but were raced to be tested when their symptoms persisted.

Callum and Jessica Luana Kerslake, from Hull, were in Venice with their two children when they developed high temperatures, coughs and dizziness

Callum and Jessica Luana Kerslake, from Hull, were in Venice with their two children when they developed high temperatures, coughs and dizziness

An ambulance crew wearing protective suits took them them to a contagious disease centre three miles from their home on Saturday to take swabs for the highly contagious virus.

The family of four have now been told to self-isolate in their home until they get the results.

Mr Kerslake, 24, said he had flown to meet his wife Jessica, 21, in Dola, in Venice, but quickly fell ill - despite airport security twice taking his temperature.

He told the publication: 'We've never been so sick. I felt like every pore in my body was opening and my eyes felt on fire. Every muscle ached and I couldn't move.'

The family flew into London's Standsted airport on Thursday wearing surgical masks and returned to their home in Hull - but were raced to be tested when their symptoms persisted

The family flew into London's Standsted airport on

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