Eighth Army achieves highest vaccination rates in U.S. Army
Eighth U.S. Army Deputy Commader Maj. Gen. Robert Williamson get his H1N1 vaccination.

YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - Leading the way in vaccinations, 8th U.S. Army has the highest rates for both annual influenza and H1N1 vaccinations Army-wide.

According to a U.S. Army medical data base, 98 percent of 8th Army Soldiers have received this year's annual influenza vaccination and 94 percent are now vaccinated against the H1N1 influenza.

The current Army-wide average is 90 percent for the annual influenza and 31 percent for the H1N1 vaccination.

The 8th U.S. Army Surgeon's Office attributes the success of the immunization program to command emphasis.

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