Thursday, October 15, 2009

Massachusetts Prisoners With 'Health Risks' to Get H1N1 Shots Before General Public

Massachusetts health officials have decided to give swine flu vaccinations to prisoners with high health risks before the general population.Prison officials warn that inmates could quickly spread the flu if not inoculated-particularly those in high-risk groups, such as AIDS patients or the aged.Department of Public Health spokeswoman Jennifer Manley told the Boston Herald that vaccines will go to correctional facilities the second week of November for prison health care workers and high risk prisoners...

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