She says her son, who had just celebrated his birthday in December, "was an incredible brother to his three sisters".
"Our hearts go out to the families of these children", Dr. Christine Hahn, medical director for the department's Division of Public Health, said in a news release, the Idaho Statesman reports.
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After weeks in the hospital, Jade was released on January 9, according to one of her mother's Facebook posts. "Whatever recovery she is at after six months, that's likely all she's going to get".
Jade DeLucia, who didn't get a flu shot this season, got ill a few days before Christmas and was in the intensive care unit for nearly two weeks at the Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital. "There wasn't any sign that would've told me that something was seriously wrong with her", Phillips told CNN. However then, Phillips observed that Jade wouldn't take a look at her favourite stuffed animal, a white unicorn, even when it was in entrance of her face. Here's to hoping little Jade gets her vision back.
"If I can stop one child from getting sick, that's what I want to do", stated Phillips. 7 days of it feeling like Jade was slipping away and that there was no hope. Now, her parents have a message - Get your child vaccinated. The little girl, Jade DeLucia, hadn't acquired the flu vaccine this year, and now her mother is sharing Jade's story to boost consciousness, with the intention of saving different households from an analogous destiny.
Jade could also have cognitive or developmental problems, such as learning disabilities, added Czech.More news: Credit Card Gambling Banned in the United Kingdom
Five children have died since the end of December due to the flu, according to the CDC, bringing the total number of influenza-related pediatric deaths to 32 for the 2019-2020 flu season. In reality, an annual flu shot only provides some protection against the strains of flu encountered during the upcoming, current, or most recent winter season. "It's awful to see your child suffer like this".
This year, the flu has been particularly hard for children.
It's been one of the worst seasons for influenza in recent years but there's another potentially unsafe strain of the flu that is most severe in children. Manny Alvarez sits down with a Harvard Medical School doctor to discuss everything you need to know about this year's flu season. "You know your children".
In the children's intensive care unit, Jade did not respond and a ventilator breathed for her. "Any preventive measure that you could take, take it".More news: Kyrie Irving: 'I Love the Game, I Missed it So Much'
Jade had been vaccinated earlier in 2019, according to a post Phillips wrote on Facebook.