A 4-year-old boy was diagnosed with flu, but when his mother gave him medicine, he found that the disease was far more serious.
It's called Andre Carson and in March 2017 he was diagnosed with flu. When the next morning his mother went to wake him up, he found him unconscious and could barely breathe. He immediately took him to the doctor.
After 11 days of entry intensive therapy found that he suffered from acute necrotizing encephalomyelopathy (ANE), of which there were only 59 documented cases worldwide. Of those cases, very few survived.
"Andre He is a very active and friendly man. He was in preschool when he was sick. He had swelling in his throat, fever, diarrhea and chills, so I took him to the doctor. CT scans revealed lesions in his brain and they found that he had an H1N1 virus. When he leaves therapy I breathe myself, so I have hope again. But when he opened his eyes he did not respond, it was like vegetables"State his mother, Kamareia Parrish.
Luckily, and little by little, Andre he goes on: he walks with a walker and tries to say a few words, he communicates with electronic devices and moves in a wheelchair. His mother gave up his job to dedicate himself to him.
"I was very surprised that I could get this. She is vaccinated but for different strains. I was angry with myself for not taking him to the hospital before, but the doctor explained that it was impossible for me to know what had happened. Vaccination is very important. Maybe, if the person who infects it has been immunized or taken precautionary measures to avoid the spread, nothing happens", Said his mother.
They thought it was an accident, but the autopsy showed wild rape