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Sweden's National Health Agency warns of flu vaccine shortages

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Published: 05.Dec.2018 20:18 hrs

Sweden’s National Health Agency has warned that there are local shortages of the flu vaccine across the country.

In light of the shortages, the agency has called on local officials to prioritize as needed. To be given first priority are those in certain medical risk groups, including pregnant woman and adults and children older than six months who have diseases or other medical conditions that would increase their risk of developing a severe influenza infection. 
 
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