First doses of H1N1 vaccine in Washington next week
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - About 71,000 doses of the swine flu vaccine is expected to arrive in Washington next Wednesday.
The first batch of H1N1 vaccine will be a nasal spray. Flu shots are expected in a couple of weeks. The nasal spray is intended for health care workers, healthy children, families and caregivers of babies.
Washington Health Secretary Mary Selecky says that in the coming weeks plenty of vaccine will arrive in the state for everyone who wants it.