Reports indicate that a mosquito bite on the forehead of a British pilot trainee led to an infection in her brain.
Oriana Pepper was 21 and was studying to be an airline pilot. According to the report, she was bitten in Antwerp, Belgium last year. New York Post.
According to BBC, she suffered an infection which spread to her brain.
After the bite had become infected and swelling, she went to the emergency room. The New York Post reported that antibiotics were prescribed and she was sent home.
Her boyfriend drove her to the hospital in Suffolk (England) two days later after she fell. According to reports, she died five days after she returned to the hospital on July 12, 2021.
Septic emboli in his brain was the cause of death.
Suffolk’s senior coroner Nigel Parsley released a statement obtained by The IndependentPepper was pronounced dead on Wednesday “as a result of a serious infection caused by an insect bite to the forehead”.
“An infection has entered Oriana’s skin following a bite by an insect. It’s then gone into the carotid artery of the neck and led to septic emboli in her brain,”He stated. “I’ve never seen a case like this before. It’s just one of those things that’s just such an unfortunate tragedy for a young lady who clearly had a wonderful career and life ahead of her.”
Tristan Pepper and Louisa Pepper, the daughter’s parents, made a statement, which was also obtained from The Independent. “loved nothing better than to go flying with her dad and her brother Oliver, also a trainee commercial pilot.”
Her father said that her daughter was able to describe flying as he described it. “having an office in the sky amongst the clouds.”