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Flu vaccines cover H1N1 this year

H1N1 vaccine (Nov. 5, 2009)

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  The H1N1 swine flu strain will be included in this year's seasonal flu vaccines, which will be delivered to doctors' offices, clinics and other venues within the next few weeks, public health experts said Monday.

Combining the H1N1 strain into the seasonal vaccine made sense, experts said, because H1N1 has become a somewhat more stable virus, but remains the dominant form of influenza causing illness worldwide.

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