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Swine flu vaccination should target children first

With influenza season looming, an analysis models the H1N1 virus’s potential spread and various programs to contain it

5:06pm, September 10, 2009

View a video modelling how H1N1 will spread in 2009 at the bottom of this article.

If the H1N1 flu outbreak doesn’t peak until midwinter, it could be curtailed with a staggered vaccination program that begins with children and ultimately targets 70 percent of the population, researchers repor

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