A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to give a vaccine)
a. to vaccinate
Algunos padres deciden no vacunar a sus hijos a pesar del riesgo.Some parents decide not to vaccinate their children despite the risks.
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A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
2. (to be given a vaccine)
a. to get vaccinated
A los 14 años, mi hija se vacunó contra el virus del papiloma humano.When my daughter was 14, she got vaccinated against HPV.
b. to be vaccinated
Cuando viajé a África, tuve que vacunarme contra la fiebre amarilla.When I traveled to Africa, I had to be vaccinated against yellow fever.
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