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Swine Flu Vaccine Comes To Kansas City

Kansas City, MO – Kansas City has received its first shipment of swine flu vaccine. The Kansas City Health Department says 27-hundred doses of the nasal spray vaccine were sent to medical care providers.

Shipments of the injectable vaccine are expected in the next few weeks. The state health department said the mist version uses a live-virus formulation and is not appropriate for pregnant women, children under 2, or anyone with underlying health conditions, such as asthma.

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