Teen Who Was Hospitalized For Infections A Success Story For Nonproft That Raises Money For Medical Costs
Trinity Shores spoke about her harrowing battle with several infections at a fundraiser for the Loveall Foundation for Children, which helps support young patients with expensive treatments, among other missions.
Wyoming Teen In Recovery For Rare Illness Visits Sacramento
It started with just a fever, sending Trinity Shores to the nurse at her high school in Cheyenne, Wyoming. “It didn’t feel like a normal cold,” Trinity said. Two days later, on Jan. 10, Trinity was rushed to the ER, becoming unconscious before she arrived, she said. Trinity, 15, spent the next eight months hospitalized at the Children’s Hospital Colorado in Aurora. What started as influenza B turned to pneumonia, then sepsis. Then Trinity contracted MRSA – a severe staph infection – in her lungs. (Darden, 9/12)
In other news from across the state —
U.S. Reports Mild Bird Flu Virus At California Farm: OIE
The United States has reported an outbreak of the low pathogenic H7N3 bird flu virus at a turkey farm in California, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Friday. The outbreak at a farm in Stanislaus County led to all 26,258 birds of the flock exposed to the virus being killed and disposed of, the Paris-based OIE said in a note on its website, citing a report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. (9/14)