Heartbroken family explains why 3-year-old who died from flu wasn’t vaccinated

iStock/Thinkstock(MUNCIE, Indiana) — An Indiana family that decided against vaccinating a 3-year-old is now haunted by that decision, wondering if a flu shot could have saved the girl’s life.

Alivia Viellieux, of Muncie, Indiana, died at home Monday morning, just days after being diagnosed. The girl’s grandmother, Tameka Stettler, said the family is second-guessing its decision not to vaccinate her.

Stettler said Alivia’s parents declined to give her the flu shot after hearing that the vaccination could be ineffective.

“Alivia did not have it because they had told us once the flu is going around it’s not going to matter if you got …read more