23 Nov 2009

H1N1 vaccine arrives in American Samoa

5:56 am on 23 November 2009

The first shipment of the H1N1 vaccine has arrived in American Samoa and the first to be vaccinated will be employees of the Department of Health.

The health director, Tuiasina Dr Salamo Laumoli, is making it mandatory for all 130 employees of department to get the shot.

Tuiasina says this week pregnant mothers and children will be vaccinated.