Thursday, 19 November 2009
Tough-decision time for parents
Swine flu stays top of the news agenda again today with the UK government announcing that healthy under-five year-olds to be offered the swine flu vaccination. The plan is unveiled as it's revealed that 21 per cent of swine flu deaths in England are of children under the age of 14. The government also point to the number of children who catch and spread the swine flu virus. Given the problems of getting adults to vaccinate themselves, don't be too surprised when figures are revealed showing how few parents want their child vaccinated.