International Memorial for Vaccine Victims

Honoring those whose lives have been lost or forever changed by vaccination
Story Details
  • Name: Amber Kaufmann
  • Birth Date: 7/8/1991
  • Date of Death: 4/7/2008
  • Birth Country: USA
  • Vaccination Age: 16
"To know one life breathed easier because she lived is to know she truly succeeded while here!"
  • Suspected Vaccine:
  • Primary Reaction: seizure
  • Secondary Reaction: cardiac distress
  • Other Reaction: coma
  • Current Health Problems: Amber passed away on April 7, 2008.
  • Reaction Description: Amber collapsed on her way into work with a seizure on 4/3/08. Her heart then stopped. An off duty paramedic started CPR. I got there just as they started CPR. The ambulance arrived after 20 minutes. Her heart was started on the way to the hospital. She was transferred to St. Louis where she remained in a coma and on life support. Her brain and body had been too long without oxygen. Her brain started swelling and she was brain dead on 4/6/08. At this time we made her an organ donor and on 4/7/08 she left this world and she continues to live on helping others

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