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Health officials releasing details on H1N1 vaccine Friday

Public health officials in South Florida are gathering Friday to let the public know the official plan to distribute the H1N1 vaccine. On Friday afternoon, Paula Thaqi, M.D., M.P.H., Broward County Health Department Director, Lillian Rivera, R.N., M.S.N., PhD, Miami-Dade County Health Department Administrator, Bob Eadie, J.D., Monroe County Health Department Administrator and Alina Alonso, M.D., Palm Beach County Health Department Director will address the media as to how the vaccine will be distributed.

According to the Florida Department of Health, there have been 70 hospitalizations in Broward and nine deaths related to swine flu. According to the CDC, the Southeast region, which includes eight states, has 9,257 cases of swine flu.

The vaccine is expected to be available to the general public on Oct. 19

Check back Friday after the press conference for more details.

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