posted on Jun, 29 2009 @ 01:01 PM
reply to post by uk today
Hi uk today and all! I'm new to the site so I apologize for any initial missteps I make
I learned recently of the death of a 9 year old girl
here in Canada due to H1N1. We have kids so this hits us hard...can't begin to understand this family's loss!
Sorry, some background info: Now, as a household, we went TV free about a year ago to save money and cut down on stress from continually bad news. We
do not receive a local paper either, so I only learned of M. Jackson's passing via a phone conversation with someone!. The reason for "pushing"
back from the details of daily life was the following: our oldest child was "diagnosed" with Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis two years ago when they
were 8 years old. They displayed all the symptoms of the flu except did not throw up or have diarrhea that I can recall. Our child was finally treated
for strep virus but a month later they became even more ill and was quite convinced our child was dieing!!! Our child was hospitalized and given a
blood transfusion the night they were admitted!!
Cut to the chase here, all the while I've been ignored or politely placated to, I'm continually convinced that something more was at play here...I
had to beg the Drs to test our child for Lyme disease and while it came back neg, here in Canada, I'm not convinced it still isn't because our tests
basically suck at detecting Lyme disease. So...this whole Swine flu issue has me thinking...IS IT POSSIBLE THAT OUR CHILD CONTACTED A VERSION OF THIS
SWINE FLU BACK IN 2007? Could they be tested to see if they have any "markers" to show this?
Anyone's thoughts or knowledge about this is sooo appreciated.