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With Christmas approaching in 2019, young Jade DeLucia was struck down by a bout of flu. After a short period, her condition then took a terrifying turn and the virus caused the girl to lose her sight. Given the severity of the situation, her mom Amanda Phillips issued a stern warning to other parents out there in January 2020.

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For many of us, Christmas is arguably the best time of the year, as we join our families to celebrate the holidays. And for many children, that excitement over the festive period is magnified. In Jade DeLucia’s case, though, the build-up to the big day in 2019 was derailed after she contracted the flu.

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