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Weak vaccine given locally

No threat to kids, booster possible, officials report

Crystal Beehm of Schenectady holds her 16-month-old daughter Kaylee as she gets an H1N1 shot at the Annie Schaefer apartment complex in Schenectady on Nov. 10.
Photographer: Peter R. Barber
Crystal Beehm of Schenectady holds her 16-month-old daughter Kaylee as she gets an H1N1 shot at the Annie Schaefer apartment complex in Schenectady on Nov. 10.
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Swine flu vaccine given out to 73 children at Schenectady County health clinics last month may not be strong enough to ward off the H1N1 virus. Spokesman Joe McQueen said Schenectady County received 500 doses of a vaccine that was among 800,000 ordered recalled by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He said the shots were administered to children ages 6 months to nearly 3 years, but pose no danger to the youngsters. ...


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