A new survey on parents’ attitude toward the flu vaccine may shed light on why some continue to resist the flu shot, even though it could put their children in danger.
A national survey of 700 parents by Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital showed that more than half of the respondents believed that the flu shot can cause the flu.
The flu season officially began last week and Florida is already the first state to report the death of an unvaccinated child from the flu this year.
Here’s a bit of good news from the survey: about 70 percent of the parents said that the flu vaccine is the best way to protect their child from the flu.
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