posted on Oct, 15 2009 @ 08:37 AM
The 17-year-old, who was from the Scottish Borders, has not yet been named. When she contracted influenza A (H1N1), she was already pregnant,
which makes women more likely to face difficulties related to the virus. Following the death, Scotland's Health Secretary Nicola Sturgeon urged all
pregnant women to get vaccinated to protect themselves and their babies. She said: "The death of this young mother-to-be and her baby is deeply
saddening and my thoughts are with her family and friends." "Medical experts have been telling us that pregnant women are more vulnerable to
developing complications after contracting the
So is this more fear tactics aimed at pregnant women or is H1N1 really as bad as they say, you know full well now this news is out more and more
pregnant women will be rushing to the clinic to get there H1N1 vaccine. If this vaccine is going to save lives then I am 100% behind the vaccine,
however Medical experts in the UK are saying "Is this vaccine really safe" as there has been little testing done.
This news really concerns me as my sister only just found out she was pregnant last week, In the UK they are really pushing this vaccine towards
pregnant women. I don't want my sister to die of H1N1 and I sure don't want to see her or her child suffer from any Neurological Diseases.
Other News from the UK is also "Swine Flu Cases on the rise" In Scotland they are saying ...The latest figures for Scotland reveal the number of
community samples that tested positive for H1N1 has increased to 29.3 per cent from 16.4 per cent last week.
I would just like to finish saying my heart goes out to the family of the Girl and her child to be, R.I.P
[edit on 15-10-2009 by NotAgain]