International Memorial for Vaccine Victims

Honoring those whose lives have been lost or forever changed by vaccination
Story Details
  • Name: Christen DiLena
  • Birth Date: 11/6/1983
  • Date of Death: 3/9/1984
  • Birth State: Vermont
  • Birth Country: USA
  • Vaccination Age: 4 months
"A beautiful happy child; so perfect she didn't have to live in this mortal probationary period. "
  • Suspected Vaccine:
  • Primary Reaction: sudden infant death syndrome
  • Secondary Reaction: sudden infant death syndrome
  • Other Reaction:
  • Current Health Problems: She passed away.
  • Reaction Description: At the conclusion of her 4 month checkup (everything looked great and she was a happy baby) the nurse administered a DPT shot (5p). By 11p, she became fussy and unconsolable. I laid her in her crib to 'cry herself to sleep' around 2a. At 6a, I found her blue and lifeless. Emergency services transported her to the hospital but she was declared dead on arrival.

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