3 out of 4 pediatric flu deaths were unvaccinated children, study finds

The flu shot is a jab that many kids dread, but it's the one that parents should insist upon for their children every fall.
1:01 | 04/03/17

Coming up in the next {{countdown}} {{countdownlbl}}

Coming up next:

{{nextVideo.title}}

{{nextVideo.description}}

Skip to this video now

Now Playing:

{{currentVideo.title}}

Comments
Related Extras
Related Videos
Video Transcript
Transcript for 3 out of 4 pediatric flu deaths were unvaccinated children, study finds
The flu shot. It's a jab that many kids dread the Black Sea is one that parents insist upon for their children every fall and you recent provides yet another. And why researchers a. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention look at reports a pediatric deaths in the US from the flu between 2010 and 2014. Of the hundreds of children who died from the flu during this time three in four had not been vaccinated. Moreover the researchers found children conditions that were considered high address. Such as chronic lung or heart disease asthma and neuro developmental disorders accounted for more of these death. As a reminder the researchers said getting the in you'll flu shot is especially important for these vulnerable children. Of course pediatricians recommend that all children special health conditions or not who are able to get the shot do you still annually. So long never child's favorite part of the doctor's visit. It's a good measure for parents to remember. You can also tell your kids that jab is worth more than just her Molly. This medical minute I'm honestly.

This transcript has been automatically generated and may not be 100% accurate.

{"duration":"1:01","description":"The flu shot is a jab that many kids dread, but it's the one that parents should insist upon for their children every fall.","mediaType":"default","section":"ABCNews/Health","id":"46553793","title":"3 out of 4 pediatric flu deaths were unvaccinated children, study finds","url":"/Health/video/pediatric-flu-deaths-unvaccinated-children-study-finds-46553793"}