The new H1N1 flu vaccine is expected to make its way across Illinois.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) sent the first shipment of the vaccine to the state of Illinois last week. The state is expected to receive 57,000 doses of the vaccine - in nasal spray form only - for all areas accept the city of Chicago. Chicago will receive its own shipment of the vaccine.
Director of the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Dr. Damon Arnold said this is the first shipment of the vaccine for the state and more is expected in the coming weeks and months.
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