Swine flu vaccine is prison-bound

Prison medical workers will also be given priority on doses, including 3,500 that have been requested for staff members from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and Texas Tech University. Those universities provide contract medical care in Texas prisons.

Thousands of prisoners could get vaccinations for swine flu before law-abiding Texans because they fit the criteria for priority inoculations, officials said Tuesday.

Prison medical workers will also be given priority on doses, including 3,500 that have been requested for staff members from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and Texas Tech University. Those universities provide contract medical care in Texas prisons.

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