H1N1 vaccination starts at Children's

Eleven year-old Kerimal Suriel receives an H1N1 swine flu vaccine at Children's on October 7, 2009. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
Eleven year-old Kerimal Suriel receives an H1N1 swine flu vaccine at Children's on October 7, 2009. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Children’s Hospital Boston received and started distributing its first doses of the mist version of the H1N1 vaccine yesterday. A photographer from Reuters was on hand to capture the moment. Watch the audio slideshow he put together.

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