Swine flu vaccinations arrive in Israel


JERUSALEM (JTA) — The first swine flu vaccinations arrived in Israel.

Some 350,000 doses, produced by the Swiss company Novartis, are expected to be in Israel by the end of the week, according to reports.

The vaccines must be inspected, have Hebrew stickers placed on them and be distributed before the first inoculations are given the first week in November.

Israel is supposed to receive 1.75 million vaccinations by the end of the year and 2.3 million by March, Ha’aretz reported.

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