Nearly 60,000 people vaccinated against swine flu in the Kingdom

January 2, 2010

The Ministry of Health announced today that nearly 60,000 people have been vaccinated against swine flu (H1N1 virus) in the Kingdom since the start of vaccination campaign. Stressing that no serious complications have been registered, the Ministry called on all citizens and residents to be vaccinated at primary health care centers. The number of deaths from swine flu in the Kingdom has reached 124 people, most of them children, young people and pregnant women. An additional 15,500 people were infected by the disease.