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Almost 77,000 Icelanders Vaccinated for Swine Flu

In mid-December 76,842 Icelanders had been given vaccination for swine flu A(H1N1), 18 percent of whom are younger than 20 and 533 of whom are infants younger than one. A total of 112,500 portions of swine flu vaccine have been imported.

The Directorate of Health.

Almost 37 percent of those who have been vaccinated are aged 20 to 50 and nearly 17 percent are older than 70, Morgunbladid reports.

According to the Directorate of Health, the Icelandic Medicine Controls Agency had received 65 reports on incidents related to swine flu vaccination on December 4.

Most of these weren’t serious but one individual had a serious allergic reaction shortly after being vaccinated.

Click here to read more about the swine flu in Iceland.

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