Delays in swine flu vaccines may lead to less confidence in government's ability to manage any big expansion of new duties under health reform legislation. Some defend US swine-flu response.
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With polls showing that Americans are concerned about the safety of the swine flu vaccine, government health officials are being dispatched across the US to make the case for vaccination.
The government wants as many Americans as possible to get vaccinated against the swine flu. But what does that mean for people skeptical of the vaccine's safety and efficacy?
Government officials insist that the swine flu vaccine is safe. But critics have doubts about its effectiveness and effect on children.
As several states begin receiving the swine flu vaccine, here is a Q-and-A on what parents can expect to happen at schools.
The measures include everything from vaccinations to forced quarantines to marketing campaigns with Elmo.
More than 700 schools closed last year, but that may not be the best thing to do. Other steps are being urged to protect public health.
The estimate, released Tuesday, draws on analysis of how viruses operate, as well as their history. But it's a 'possibility' not a prediction, experts caution.