H1N1 vaccine ships

Two million doses make their way to the provinces and territories

The H1N1 vaccine are headed to provincial and territorial authorities across the country in preparation for the federal government’s approval of its release to the public later this week, Federal Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq announced Monday. Two million doses have shipped already, with another three million expected to be available every week throughout the flu season, which has already begun in BC and the Northwest Territories. The federal government originally planned to rollout the vaccine in mid November, but the CBC reports that it’s been co-coordinating with local health authorities to start giving shots earlier than previously announced.

CBC News

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