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Swine flu jabs for 'priority' groups

A vaccination programme against H1N1 swine flu is to start in the Isle of Man in the next few days.

In the first instance, the vaccine willl be offered to frontline health and social care workers and those in other 'priority categories'.

They include people aged over 65 in the current seasonal flu vaccine 'at risk' groups, pregnant women and people with underlying medical problems, such as heart or kidney disease.

Director of public health Dr Parameswaran Kishore says it's too early to say if others will also be vaccinated:

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