In 2017 This 12-Year-Old Was Diagnosed With Flu, But She Died From A Blood Infection Days Later

Image: Keila Lino via Washington Post

When doctors diagnosed a usually healthy 12-year-old girl with the flu, her family thought they had nothing to worry about. After her condition deteriorated further, however, they had no choice but to rush her to the hospital. That’s where she tragically passed away, just days after becoming sick.

Image: Keila Lino via Washington Post

Alyssa Alcaraz was just like any other 12-year-old girl. She came from the city of Visalia in California, where she lived with her mom, Keila Lino, and her three siblings. And it’s safe to say that Alcaraz had a lust for life.

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