Christopher and Rosemery’s mother, Minorka Aria, is terrified of the H1N1 virus. “People are dying and I knew that getting my kids vaccinated was the right thing to do,” she said.
Yuderki’s mother, Teanny Yuderki Baez, wants her daughter to be protected from H1N1. “I see people on the news everyday who get this, and I know that the only way to prevent it is to get the vaccine,” she said.
Yensis and Lesly’s father, Denis Pena, knows that more and more people are getting H1N1. “I just want to protect my kids,” he said.
Yofrandys’s mother, Yohanna Pena, doesn’t know any other parents who are getting their kids vaccinated. “I trust the doctors and nurses when they say vaccination is the right thing to do,” she said.
Are you getting your child vaccinated for H1N1? Why or why not?
Read some of Children’s other seasonal and H1N1 flu coverage, including:
- A doctor’s perspective on why you should get your child vaccinated against H1N1
- Children’s CEO’s perspective on why all health care workers should get vaccinated
- The difference between a cold, seasonal flu and H1N1
- Do vaccines contain thimerosal or squalene, and will they cause Guillain-Barre?
For more information from Children’s on the seasonal and H1N1 flus, visit our Flu Information Center.