PA receives additional H1N1 vaccine

    Pennsylvania health officials say the Commonwealth has gotten 3 million doses of the H1N1 vaccine and is expecting another two million doses by January.

    By Aaron Moselle

    Pennsylvania health officials say the Commonwealth has gotten 3 million doses of the H1N1 vaccine and is expecting another two million doses by January.

    Officials distributed the vaccine to more than 1,600 certified providers, including pediatricians, primary care practitioners, hospitals and universities.

    Health department spokeswoman Stacy Kreideman says the vaccine providers will first offer the vaccine to people who have the highest risk for flu complications. The priority groups include pregnant women, people who care for children under six months old and health care workers.

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