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Minor Ear Infection Leads To Death For First-grader

Discussion in 'General News' started by rebl1128, Feb 12, 2014.

  1. rebl1128

    rebl1128 Honored Guest

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    Tragedy started with an ear infection: Fast-moving meningitis claims life of Maine first-grader

    http://bangordailynews.com/2014/02/...ection-maine-first-grader-dies-of-meningitis/
     
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  2. Taxidermi

    Taxidermi Dildo for hire

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    What a heartbreaking story :(
     
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  3. Mata Hari

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    This is awful. I am so glad I live within 1 mile of the #1 Children's Hospital in the country!
     
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  4. rebl1128

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    Poor little peanut. My heart goes out to her family.
     
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  6. sum bitch

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    What a sad story. RIP little angel. You have saved five lives.
     
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  7. biteme

    biteme The Rev, Molon labe Bold Member!

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    Seems we're both fortunate, I live within a couple miles of this one, wish every ill child in the world had a place like this
    Sorry off track, but I can't rave enough about LCPH and how they treat children, they have daily fun programs to entertain children
    play centers, daily live shows with deferent entertainers this place is incredible and staffed like no place I've ever seen

     
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    I just wish I could hug and kiss my 6-year old niece right now and tell her that I love her. How terribly sad. :(
     
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  9. Benighted

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    Heartbreaking, and frightening. You can't rush your child to the doctor for every tiny thing but you have no way of knowing if something like this will happen. My heart goes out to her family and I applaud them for allowing her organs to go to save five other lives.
     
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    cubby Live Long and Prosper Bold Member!

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    I have a 7 year old niece, so i know exactly how you feel.......
     
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  11. Teleute

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    I wasn't even aware that there was a bacterial meningitis vaccine.

    READ MORE: http://www.everydayhealth.com/meningitis/vaccination.aspx
     
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  12. China

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    Did the parents refuse the vaccine? I'm just trying to understand why you posted this. I dunno maby you read something that's not posted here.
     
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    She posted that because the article mentioned the vaccine. Why in the world would you disagree with someone posting that they didn't know the vaccine existed?
     
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  15. China

    China La Mera Mera

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    I didn't read that part. ;)
     
  16. Obsolete

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    *kick*
     
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