'Give everybody a chance of swine flu vaccine' says bereaved mother


The mother of a three-year-old girl who died from swine flu has called on the government to make the vaccine available to all children.

Lana Ameen, from Birmingham, did not have any underlying health problems and was not eligible for the jab under current rules.

She became ill on Christmas Eve and died two days later in hospital. Her mother, Gemma Ameen, has said her child's death could have been avoided.

Officials at Stockport NHS Foundation Trust, where Lana was first treated, said a senior case review was underway and so far it had found she received appropriate care in a timely fashion.

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