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Sarah889

Recent news-Mel B and eye herpes

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Really wasn't sure which topic to put this in! I'm guessing a lot of you will have seen the recent news that Mel B was rushed to hospital thinking she was blind from her eye herpes. 

I know she's not as famous as she used to be, but I really don't understand why celebrities with a big presence aren't doing anything about this, such as fundraising for a cure or even just talking about it to raise awareness. Correct me if I'm wrong but I don't think she's ever spoken about it before! 

She clearly suffers from some bad symptoms. Thinking that you've gone blind must have been one of the most terrifying experiences, and to me, after that ordeal I would try and do everything in my power to raise awareness and find a cure. 

Maybe she just doesn't know about all the vaccination research that's currently happening, and how many of these places need the extra funding to keep going? 

Not sure where I'm going with this 😂 But does anyone think it's worth getting in contact with her about raising some awareness?

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BrazilMan
thats what they said: "They dripped a few drops and she's fine now. It was nothing important."

so nothing important for them

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3 hours ago, BrazilMan said:

thats what they said: "They dripped a few drops and she's fine now. It was nothing important."

so nothing important for them

Well not now that she is better! But surely the trauma of thinking she was blind, and knowing that it can happen again at any point, is enough to make her want to do something about it? 

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