Mom Says Terminally Ill Son Was Exposed To Measles At Hospital
SACRAMENTO, canada goose outlet uk sale Calif. A terminally ill child was exposed to measles while he was being treated at UC Davis Medical Center back in March, according to KTXL.
On Tuesday, 7 canada goose outlet toronto factory year old Jackson was canada goose outlet sale full of energy but looks can be deceiving. Jackson has around 100 small tumors and a few very large ones on his brain.
On March canada goose outlet black friday 17, Souza brought Jackson to goose Canada Goose Parka outlet canada UC Davis Medical buy canada goose jacket Center after he canada goose cheap canada goose uk outlet canada began having seizures. Days later, doctors canada goose outlet store told Souza that during his hospital stay her canada goose outlet nyc son had been exposed to measles.
“When I found out I canada goose https://www.mild-und-leise.de outlet uk felt mortified. My son’s already terminal,” she said. “I don’t have any area to risk any potential Canada Goose online anything with him because I’m just, like, walking around him with a plastic bubble just trying to canada goose outlet keep him here as long canada goose outlet parka as I can.”
Tuesday was Jackson’s first day home. He had to be quarantined at the hospital for several days.
Souza claims doctors told her the source was another child who had come in with measles whose parents had not vaccinated her. She caught the disease while overseas.
“Jackson was in the room, the emergency department room, where this other patient was canada goose black friday sale seen,” Canada Goose Outlet said UC Davis Health Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases Dr. Dean Blumberg. canada goose factory outlet “It was less than an hour separation between them. So, there was potentially still measles virus in the air.”
Dr. Blumberg said even though Jackson was exposed, he does not believe the child has measles. However, Souza says she’s seen all the symptoms.
Blumberg added it’s hard for canada goose outlet most doctors to identify a measles case because they’re so rare. It took days for doctors canada goose uk black friday to confirm the young girl was in fact infected with the highly contagious disease.
At the time that Jackson was put into the room, it was not yet known that the girl canada goose factory sale had measles, according to Blumberg.
“Oh, not at all. It wasn’t even suspected at that point,” Blumberg said.
Souza feels the negligence of other parents may shorten her son’s already delicate life.
“People making irresponsible decisions for their family and their child need to really, really look and see how that could affect other people because I still could lose my son,” Souza said.