Swine flu vaccine arrives for deployed US troops
November 17, 2009
- Joint Sustainment Command-Afghanistan began administering the novel H1N1 flu vaccine to deployed troops Nov. 13.
- Officials have identified novel H1N1 flu as a new strain of pandemic influenza virus.
- Novel H1N1 has killed more than 6,250 people worldwide since April, 2009.
- Deployed U.S. troops are considered Category One priority.