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UN health agency set to receive 50 million H1N1 vaccines for developing countries

by Pat Coate | November 10, 2009
"This is a real gesture of global solidarity towards those who would not be otherwise able to have access to the vaccine."
- Margaret Chan, WHO director-general

A giant pharmaceutical company is slated to donate 50 million doses of the pandemic H1N1 vaccine to the United Nations public health arm, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced today.

Under a new agreement signed with GlaxoSmithKline, WHO expects to receive the first shipments of the vaccine by the end of November.

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