The creature was infected with herpes virus. The infection caused irreversible damage within hours. That's why the little girl was cut off.
The doctors could not diagnose the infection for four days, since Chiara's kidneys were closed, developed sepsis, and were put into an induced coma. It was finally determined that it is herpes, and that it is likely that the virus was contracted through a kiss, reported daily portal.
"The doctor told us that Chiara had contracted the virus when someone kissed him, and never, even in my worst nightmares, did I imagine that a kiss could kill my baby." Kelly Ineson's late baby mother is a British 30 year old
"We asked the doctors to do what they could, but it was useless, basically we were told we were waiting for her to die, I just collapsed," Inson recalled.
The parents had to make the decision to cut off the machines so Kiara "Noah". The little girl was the couple's first daughter, though it was her mother's fourth. "The whole family came to leave and then they left us to the end," the woman recalled.
What happened, they decided to call parents to care for their babies and not expose them to herpes. In the UK, neonatal herpes affects 1.65 babies per 100,000 births. While in adults it can cause ulcers and wounds, in infants it can be fatal since the early years of life the immune system is mature. The infection causes high mortality, significant morbidity and neurological crises among the survivors. "There is not enough information about herpes, even those in the medical profession must be much more aware of this, and the damage it can cause," Chiara's mother added.
1.6 babies per 100,000 call births
Herpes is very contagious and there are two types: Type 1, which causes cold sores, Type 2, which causes genital herpes and can be transmitted to babies at birth.