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4-year-old Iowa girl blinded by flu

Doctors are unsure if her vision will return

IOWA – A 4-year-old Iowa girl spent two weeks in the intensive care unit after contracting the flu.

Jade DeLucia later developed a disease that caused swelling of the brain, resulting in the loss of her vision. Doctors say it could take up to six months to find out if her vision loss is permanent.

Doctors urge the public to receive the flu vaccination the fall before flu season begins.

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