A 4-year-old Texas girl has died of COVID-19 — just hours after she likely got it from her mom, a staunch anti-vaxxer, the grieving parent said.
Little Kali Cook died in her sleep at home in Bacliff last Tuesday, just five hours after she woke in the early hours with the first signs of a fever, mom Karra Harwood told local media.
“Kali was perfectly fine, and then she was gone,” the grieving mom told the Houston Chronicle. “It took her so fast.”
Harwood said she had tested positive the previous day, with her and her fiancé, William Tucker, already out of work because they were sick and quarantining at home.
“I tried to stay away from her and didn’t want her and my other kids to get it,” she told the Galveston County Daily News of Kali and her brother and 5-month-old sister, both of whom also got infected.
The mom admitted that she now regretted