Toddler Dies of Flu Just Two Years Before New Vaccine Rules

Emily Lastinger, a wide-eyed toddler with a cherubic smile, had been sick with the flu for three days, but neither her parents nor her doctor were terribly worried. "It was so weird: She would spike a fever and be really sick for a few hours, then she would bounce back and be hungry and want a Popsicle and run around a bit," said her father, Joe Lastinger, a 40-year-old health care executive from Colleyville, Texas. But on Super Bowl Sunday in 2004, she began vomiting and her condition...Full Story
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