“We feel betrayed because, like most parents, we trust the health authorities with our children’s lives.”
UK couple Steve and Pauline Hinks say they are in a “living nightmare” and are desperate to help their teenage daughter, who they describe as being in a “waking coma” since a school vaccination.
Lucy’s illness forces her to sleep up to 23 hours a day. The 13-year-old is so exhausted that she is spoon-fed soft food and whispers only five words to avoid exerting herself.
“She says hurting, toilet, tablet, water and, most of all, mum,” Mr Hinks said.
The family blame a controversial vaccine, given to girls aged 12 to 13, which was meant to protect their daughter from cervical cancer.
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