POTUS and FLOTUS get the H1N1 Vaccine Shot

ABC News' Sunlen Miller reports:

The White House confirms that President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama have received their H1N1 shot.

The President first divulged that he received the vaccination during an interview with April Ryan of AURN in the Oval Office today.

Obama received his vaccine yesterday n the White House residence from a nurse with the White House Medical Unit. The First lady received hers a few days prior, the White House says.

The First daughters – Malia and Sasha – received theirs on October 27th after it became available to Washington, DC schoolchildren. The White House then said the president and First Lady would wait until the needs of priority target groups -- young people under 24, pregnant women, and people with underlying conditions -- receive theirs first.

The President told CNN in September that he and his wife would wait in line like everyone else to get the vaccine.

“We think it's the right thing to do. We will stand in line like everybody else. And when folks say it's our turn, that's when we'll get it,” Mr. Obama said.

All four members of the family had previously received their seasonal flu shot.

-Sunlen Miller

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