Single mother dies from flu-related cause two days after docs tell her to go home and rest

Single mom Tandy Harmon died just two days after being diagnosed with the flu. Family and friends were shocked by the news of the thirty-six year old woman's death.

"She was in great spirits, bubbly, jumping around, having a great time. Had a slight cough, but nothing that was slowing her down," said a co-worker, Brad Fauts, who spoke with Fox12 in Portland, Oregan.

Fauts said Harmon ended up at the hospital with flu symptoms last Wednesday but doctors told her to go home and rest and stay hydrated. But just two hours later, Harmon's boyfriend had to take her back to the ER because she was getting worse.

"[They] immediately put her on a ventilator and from there she just went downhill," said Fauts. "By that evening, she was on life-support.

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