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MoCo to Host Its First Swine Flu Clinic

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Montgomery County, Maryland is gearing up for it's first swine flu vaccine clinic, 2,500 doses of vaccine will be available - for free - Friday morning between 9 and noon at the Dennis Avenue Health Care center in Silver Spring. The county's first shipment is the Nasal mist form of the vaccine. It's set aside for children, those who care for infants, and health care workers. Mary Anderson is spokesperson for the County, she says the vaccine is not for everyone.

Fairfax County, Virginia also has received a few thousand doses of the vaccine, but the health department there says those doses will only be going to frontline health and emergency workers.

The county expects to get hundreds of thousands more doses in the coming weeks and will hold its first public clinic for school children on Saturday, October 24.

Sabri Ben-Achour reports...

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