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  • Canada: Influenza has killed 3 unvaccinated Sask. preschoolers so far this season: public health officials

    Source: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saska...aths-1.4971516

    Influenza has killed 3 unvaccinated Sask. preschoolers so far this season: public health officials
    Health officials say H1N1 virus hitting otherwise healthy children hardest
    Jennifer Quesnel CBC News Posted: Jan 09, 2019 3:17 PM CT | Last Updated: January 9

    Katelyn Hansen has spent the past month mourning her two-year-old daughter.

    "There was a lot of people who loved her," said Hansen, who lives in Wollaston Lake, Sask. "She loved to dance and to jig."

    On Dec. 2, Hansen's daughter became so sick that she was flown to La Ronge, more than 350 kilometres to the southwest, where the girl tested positive for the H1N1 virus.

    After three days of watching her daughter fail to respond to antibiotics, Hansen and two-year-old Kaelynn were flown by air ambulance to the pediatric intensive care unit at Saskatoon's Royal University Hospital...
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