In the recent years, immunization and vaccination campaigns have taken an upward turn. People are becoming increasingly ignorant about getting their children vaccinated. In order to curb this dilemma, some of the famous faces have spoken out supporting the vaccination of infants and children. These celebrities have spoken out recently about the importance of getting your young ones vaccinated due to their personal experiences in the past.
Here is a list of celebrities who, through their campaigns, have supported the want for a well-being of children at home and abroad:
Being one of the most known faces at home and abroad, Salma Hayek has utilized her fame in a positive manner. She a strong supporter of vaccination and is also an activist for tetanus elimination (according to UNICEF). She believes that “the thought of losing children after succumbing to a disease which can be very easily prevented, seems unbearable and especially when it is within out power to prevent it.”
This A grade Hollywood actress has always been extremely open and honest about her views on parenting and parenthood. She is pro-vaccine and especially when it comes to pertussis. She has said that “it’s a very simple logic; I believe in trusting the doctors.”
Kim Kardashian is among one of the most known faces and celebrities in the world. Everything she does it becomes trending news and leaves an impact on the way people think. Kim Kardashian is very firm about being pro-vaccine and she has proven this by getting herself and her family members shots for tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis before holding her newborn baby, North West.
Barack and Michelle Obama
The former US president and the first lady of the state, both are pro-vaccine. They have been active supporters of a disease-free lifestyle for children, at home and abroad. They have also said that “we wanted to makes sure at a nationwide level that children are getting (H1N1 vaccinations) it is extremely important that the African American vaccination rates have substantially lowered than that of a general population.
This Emmy award-winning actress just doesn’t play a concerned mother on the hit TV show ‘modern family’, but in real life she is a pro-vaccine activist. She supports flu shots as quoted by ABC News. In order to protect her family’s health, she has gotten shots for her three sons, husband and even her babysitter and relatives in order to keep her family protected.
Also, read about: 16 Vaccinations That Must Be Given To Your Baby.