January 31, 2015
ATLANTA (AP) - A government panel has recommended that certain
groups be placed at the front of the line for swine flu vaccinations this fall, including pregnant women, health care workers, and children six months and older.
The panel also said those first vaccinated should include parents and other caregivers of infants; non-elderly adults who have high-risk medical conditions; and young adults ages 19 to 24.
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices voted to set vaccination priorities for those groups Wednesday during a meeting
in Atlanta. The panel's recommendations are usually adopted by federal health officials.
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