A five-year-old girl from the Las Vegas area died Tuesday after coming down with the strain of flu she had been vaccinated against earlier this year.
Kiera Driscoll started showing symptoms including a cough and fever on Jan. 18, according to KVVU. Her family took her to a walk-in clinic on Monday, and she was given a nebulizer and steroids.
However, Kiera collapsed later that day. Her mother performed CPR while they waited for the ambulance.
The little girl’s health worsened after she was hospitalized and she passed away on Tuesday from influenza A, her family said.
Kiera’s family said the spirited kindergartner had received her flu shot and did not have any underlying illnesses.Read More