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New York Declares State of Emergency over Exaggerated H1N1 Flu

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By Rady Ananda

“The order is needed to suspend provisions of state law. The Associated Press reported that Gov. David Paterson declared a state of emergency, saying a recent rise in swine flu cases has created a “disaster” and that certain provisions of state law needed to be set aside to get people vaccinated as quickly as possible. The executive order Thursday means that far more health care professionals — including dentists, dental hygienists, podiatrists, pharmacists, midwives and physicians assistants — will be permitted to administer swine flu and seasonal flu vaccines with only brief training. [See: New York City Parents Opting Out of Swine Flu Vaccine –Officials used Wednesday’s event to implore more parents to sign up 29 Oct 2009.]” —CLG

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