Skip to comments.She did not take medications because it was "too expensive" and died of "flu" less than a week later
Posted on 02/12/2018 5:44:03 PM PST by Armen Hareyan
Texas teacher named Heather Holland, aged 38, died of complications from the flu after she decided to give up medical treatment because she considered the 116 dollar Tamiflu "too expensive." The complications from flu-like disease led a 38-year-old teacher to the hospital where she died after a septic shock. The cost of the medicine that was prescribed is $116.
Heather Holland, of Weatherford, Texas, reportedly fell ill last Monday and two days later was diagnosed with the flu. According to Fox News, doctors prescribed Tamiflu, an antiviral drug that costs approximately $116.
However, according to a statement by Holland's husband...
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The generic is half the price.
It is priced at what the market can bear.
Does Tamiflu actually work and is your life worth more than 116 dollars?
There's no reason to think it would have helped her since she fell ill on Monday and was diagnosed on Wednesday.
This story sure has made the rounds on socialist networking sites for the past 4 days.
Was her death an injustice? Was it self inflicted?
Is the press more interested in messaging than that someone died?
Just because the big-government/big-Pharma criminal complex offers to sell you a cure for the “flu” does not mean they actually have one.
The only important thing to them is that you fork over your money.
Or did she acquire that in the hospital?
She was a teacher and couldn’t afford 116 dollars..I feel sorry for her and her family but really..what was her hourly wage, 50 cents an hour?
My bet is that the packaging costs more to make than the Tamiflu.
That’s what I’m thinking.
I think Tamiflu is helpful for some especially in making the symptoms more bearable, but to say a healthy 38 year old woman was an idiot for declining to pay for it is a reach.
“Her husband bought the Tamiflu medicine for $116 (£84) a day before she went to hospital, but it was too late.
Experts think the current flu outbreak may be one of the worst in US history.”
US teacher dies after opting out of ‘costly’ flu medicine
I would like to make two points:
1. People spend a lot of money on cell phones, internet, etc., but don’t want to spend money on life-saving medication. It’s a choice.
2. The husband did buy her the medicine and she died anyway — it was a really bad flu and apparently Tamiflu was not able to help.
We dont know the details but she had both a job and a husband. Presumably. The medicine was obtainable for her. ( and I know of no country health department or hospital that would deny such treatment in case she really couldnt come up with a hundred bucks herself). Its very foolish to play games with influenza, it CAN kill. And does at times. And has killed many thousands over the years. It so sad to hear of a death when it probably was preventable. But short of medicating her by force ? She made a bad decision is all we can say. Pray for her
The victim of the disease was described by her husband as a "passionate woman, who devoted all her life to helping others, and loved by children".
How does her husband feel about the orphaned children?
Or don’t- no one is forcing it.
I thought Obamacare was supposed to fix this.
I don’t want to judge her or her family. They are already in pain. I feel sorry for this situation. Very sorry. It’s a tragedy.
Here in Atlanta, GA we are getting barraged with news media report of the widespread (at least they avoid the word “epidemic”) flu outbreak. Every outlet is hollering, “Get the flu shot. Get to the doctor”.
I work in IT and we are out and about doing office/home calls everyday, six days a week.
There is no one that is talking about this on a personal level of them, family members, or friends being ill with the flu. If it was an outbreak there would be such talk.
I have 2 questions to ask everyone.
Are you going to come back and read the answers?
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