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Date:12/8/2008

Children's Flu Vaccination Day--December 9: Reminder to Get Kids Vaccinated

(Vocus) December 8, 2008 -- Losing a child to the flu seems unimaginable, but to members of Families Fighting Flu (FFF), it is a tragedy they have experienced firsthand. The nonprofit organization of families and health care practitioners who have lost a child to the flu or have had a child experience severe medical complications from the flu is partnering with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other public health organizations to commemorate Children's Influenza Vaccination Day on December 9th and help ensure other families don't have to bear this anguish.

This year, CDC and FFF designated Tuesday, December 9th Children's Flu Vaccination Day as a reminder to parents that vaccinating their children and those who live with or care for them is the first and most important step in protecting against this serious disease, which can lead to hospitalization and even death.

"The willingness of the members of Families Fighting Flu to speak openly about their loss and the importance of vaccinating children is both courageous and selfless, and I thank them for helping to spread the word about this important issue," says Dr. Julie Gerberding, director of CDC.

The flu is a contagious disease that can cause symptoms such as high fever, sore throat, coughing, extreme tiredness, runny or stuffy nose, and even nausea and diarrhea in children. It spreads easily from person to person. Yearly flu vaccination should begin as soon as vaccine is available and continue throughout the flu season, into December, January, and b
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