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You'll find essential information in this article about the flu, flu-like symptoms (influenza-like illness or ILI), sepsis after a flu shot, and an effective treatment for sepsis that could save your life.
It's difficult to make sense of how a happy, healthy newlywed could die of the flu in only five days. Maybe she didn't. Maybe she died of what is called SIRS or systemic inflammatory response syndrome, a medical condition very similar to sepsis but without the necessary infectious element.