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Few get H1N1 nasal vaccine in southwest GA

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By Jennifer Emert - bio | email

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Health officials say turn out to get the H1-N1 nasal vaccine is low, raising concerns.

The H1N1 flu virus is now widespread in 41 states, that's unprecedented for this early in the flu season. In southwest Georgia. Colquitt County has given out the most doses of the H1N1 nasal vaccine at 35 doses.

Some health departments haven't given any doses. Healthy kids and young adults between two and 24 can get the vaccine, along with parents caring for children under 6 months, and health care workers.


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