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Write-up: Initial report was received on 08 April 2013 from an electronic lay press article. A 10-year-old female patient had received an injection of INFLUENZA VACCINE (trade name, manufacturer, lot number, route, site and exact date of administration not reported) in December 2012. The patient was diagnosed with strain B flu on 20 March 2013. Three days after the patient was diagnosed with the flu, she was rushed to the hospital after complaining of stomach and chest pains and difficulty breathing. She went into cardiac arrest the following morning, and doctors revived her after performing CPR for about two hours. She was placed on a life support system to restore oxygen to her blood. Doctors also put her on a machine to do the work of her heart while waiting for a transplant. The infection morphed into a serious case of myocarditis. The patient died from flu complications at 10:45 AM on 05 April 2013. Outcome was fatal. Documents held by sender: none.
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