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Tracking the flu
The H1N1, or swine, flu virus first appeared in April in Mexico before arriving in the USA. In anticipation of the fall flu season, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reset the swine flu numbers and now tracks cases on a regional level.

Sources: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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H1N1 questions:

Question: When will the vaccine be available in my state?
Answer: It won’t be widely available until November, a month later than first thought. Some states are expecting delays to last until December.

Q: What’s the reason for the shortage?
A: Health officials have blamed production delays involving some of the five vaccine manufacturers. The CDC has said vaccine yields were lower than hoped. Flu vaccine is grown in chicken eggs, and yields can vary greatly.

Q. How can I find the H1N1 vaccine in my state?
A. Here is a state-by-state list of the web sites with information on the status.

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Google and the U.S. Department for Health and Human Services (HHS) have teamed up to allow the public to find nearby locations for getting both the seasonal and H1N1 flu vaccines. Simply click "change location" on the left and enter "pittsburgh, pa," "90020" or any location in the USA.
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