Monday, October 26, 2009

H1N1 Mass Vaccination Underway In Quebec

A doctor receives an H1N1 swine flu vaccination during the launch of the first vaccine clinics in Los Angeles, Calif., on October 23, 2009. Photograph by: David McNew, Getty Images

From The CBC:

Quebec kicked off its widespread vaccination campaign against the H1N1 virus Monday morning, targeting health-care professionals, first responders and long-term care patients.

The majority of the population will have a chance to get the shot at mass vaccination centres next week, where officials say they will give priority to small children, pregnant women and people with ill health.

On the weekend, Quebec Premier Jean Charest reminded people to take advantage of the shot.

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Update: First doses of Quebec H1N1 vaccinations start today -- Montreal Gazette

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