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Despite H1N1 fears, many worry about vaccination

Washington Post, October 22, 2009

Americans have become increasingly alarmed about the swine flu, but many are wary about getting vaccinated against the disease, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll. A majority of those surveyed—5%—now say they are "a great deal" or "somewhat" worried that they or someone in their household will be infected with it, up from 39% of those polled in August. At the same time, however, more than six in 10 say they will not get vaccinated, and only 52% of parents say they plan to have their children vaccinated.