Dakotas deal with H1N1 vaccine shortage
Published 11/20/2009, The Jamestown Sun
The uncertainty over weekly allotments of a limited supply of H1N1 vaccine has complicated efforts to organize immunization clinics and distribute it to hundreds of providers in North Dakota and South Dakota. Shipments from manufacturers are sent to states based on population. State health officials in South Dakota and North Dakota then allocate the vaccine under a formula meant to provide equitable distribution to local clinics and health care providers.Word count: 546
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