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Vaccine Preventable Death – Michael Kokegei

August 13, 2010 1 comment

Age at death – 7 years

Cause of death – Reaction to chickenpox virus

Vaccination status – Unknown

Summary – On Friday, October 16, 2009 Michael was behaving normally. Later that day his parents had to perform CPR on him, after a severe reaction to the chickenpox virus caused him to have a seizure and cardiac arrest. Michael was flown to The Children’s Hospital, Westmead, but died on Sunday afternoon.


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