//New York boy, 11, dies from flu: We don’t need Luca to turn out to be only a statistic

New York boy, 11, dies from flu: We don’t need Luca to turn out to be only a statistic

The mom of an 11-year-old Hamburg, New York boy who not too long ago died from flu-related complications doesn’t need her son to be remembered as “just a statistic” however slightly as “the wonderful boy he was.”

Luca Calanni died Saturday at Oishei Kids’s Hospital, his mom, Ashley Calanni, instructed local news station WTKR. 

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Calanni mentioned Luca was sickened with the flu early final week. By Wednesday, after not seeing any enchancment, he was taken to the hospital for fluids. There, he was identified with septic shock. His situation steadily deteriorated; he later suffered a deadly cardiac arrest, based on his mom.

Luca — a charismatic, good boy who was an “amazing” brother to his three sisters — had simply turned 11 in December. His mom claims he was vaccinated towards the virus.

Luca Calanni had received the flu vaccination, his mother said. 

Luca Calanni had obtained the flu vaccination, his mom mentioned. 
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“I want him to be remembered for the wonderful boy he was, and not just another flu-related death. He was vaccinated, and we did everything possible to prevent and to help him,” mentioned Calanni.

The younger Buffalo Payments fan, who attended Frontier’s Pinehurst Elementary College, was additionally remembered by his classmates and lecturers in a press release posted to the college’s web site.

“Over the weekend, Frontier lost one of its young Falcons. As has been reported by many news outlets, Luca Calanni passed away Saturday after complications from the flu. He was a wonderful young man that positively impacted all those around him. Social workers and counselors will be available at all buildings, with an especially heavy presence at Pinehurst to assist both students and staff,” it reads in part. 

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The younger “sports expert” dreamed of attending Ohio State College, based on his mom, who added: “We don’t want Luca to become just a statistic.”

Luca’s funeral might be held on Saturday, according to his obituary.