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New Jersey passes flu shot law with $500 fine

[JURIST] In response to the flu shot vaccine scarcity, NJ Governor James McGreevey signed into law Wednesday a new measure that calls for $500 fines against doctors who give flu shots to low-risk patients. The bill was given emergency priority, and passed through the legislature quickly earlier this week. NJ officials say that the measure is needed because most of the vaccines were held by private entities. 1010 WINS has more.

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