Flu Causes Blindness
blindnessFlu vaccinations can stave off blindness. A four-year-old girl in Iowa lost her vision recently after contracting the flu. Jade DeLucia contracted the flu a few days before Christmas and spent nearly two weeks in the intensive care unit. The young girl almost died, so her parents now have a message they would like to share with the world. The message is: Get your children vaccinated.

"If I can stop one child from getting sick, that's what I want to do," said Amanda Phillips, Jade's mother. "It's terrible to see your child suffer like this."

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"Flu leaves a 4-year-old girl blind in Iowa"



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