H1N1 vaccination chief gets swine flu

A nurse prepares an H1N1 vaccine. (SUPPLIED)

Czech chief public health officer Michael Vit said he had caught the H1N1 flu – only a day after the government put him in charge of deciding on mandatory vaccinations against the disease.

"I really have it. I have muscle problems, a headache, simply all symptoms of the flu," he said.

The 58-year-old official had had a vaccine against seasonal flu.

 

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