Egypt to Receive First Batch of H1N1 Vaccine

18 October 2009 (Last Updated October 18th, 2009 18:30)

Egypt is expected to receive its first batch of the H1N1 vaccine in the next week. According to reports, around 80,000 doses of the swine flu vaccine will be delivered to the country, with annual Hajj pilgrims and healthcare workers being the first to receive the flu shots. O

Egypt is expected to receive its first batch of the H1N1 vaccine in the next week.

According to reports, around 80,000 doses of the swine flu vaccine will be delivered to the country, with annual Hajj pilgrims and healthcare workers being the first to receive the flu shots.

Others in the priority group include public transportation and public services employees, and students with chronic conditions, health complications or weak immune systems.