Mandatory H1N1 vaccination for all U.S. military

The U.S. Department of Defense said all military personnel will be vaccinated against the H1N1 flu virus, and that the vaccine will be available to all military family members who want it. DOD said the vaccine, which has been licensed by the Food and Drug Administration, “will be mandatory for uniformed personnel,” targeting those who are at highest risk for transmission. DOD said health-care workers, deploying troops, those serving on ships and submarines, and new accessions are at the top of the list. The department initially will receive 1 million doses of the H1N1 vaccine, and another 1.7 million doses later in October.
http://www.defenselink.mil/news/newsarticle.aspx?id=55698

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