2009 H1N1 Swine Flu & Influenza Vaccinations in Israel

Israel Begins H1N1 Swine Flu Vaccinations

An Israeli nurse injects a medical worker with an injection of Focetra, a vaccine against Swine Flu, at the emergency room at the Tel Aviv Soraksy Medical Center in Tel Aviv, Israel on November 2, 2009. Israel officially began its campaign against Swine Flu this week focusing initially on some one million people in high risk groups and medical personnel.Thirty-five Israelis have so far died due to complications of swine flu, including three who did not have any history of other underlying diseases. An increase in the incidence of swine flu has been reported recently at community health clinics and among school children. UPI/Heidi Levine/POOL

Date Taken: November 2, 2009

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