City vaccinates more than 80,000 against H1N1

November 19, 2009 3:56:04 PM PST
The Chicago health department says that by November 19 it will have given over 80,000 doses of H1N1 flu vaccine.The department says it got its first vaccine shipment at the end of September.

Since then, 400,000 doses have been distributed mostly to health care providers. The bulk is given to children, pregnant women, and the chronically ill.

Chicago's health commissioner says the vaccine supply will continue to arrive.