A woman who had a stroke while on a FaceTime video call with her sister, says the technology saved her life.

Opokua Kwapong, who lives alone in New York, was on a call with her sister, Adumea Sapong, in Manchester, when Mrs. Sapong noticed that her elder sibling “didn’t look right”.

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She raised the alarm after she also noticed her sister’s voice was slurred.

Ms. Kwapong said she had not realized how serious the situation was.

The 58-year-old had woken from an afternoon nap when Mrs. Sapong had called her on FaceTime, a video calling feature on iPhones.

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