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Swine flu has petered out for the time being, and so has the momentum of the vaccination campaign.

Only about 7 percent of Ohio children 6 months old to age 10 have been fully protected against H1N1, or swine flu, according to Ohio Department of Health data. Children in this age group are considered at high risk for H1N1 flu, and they are supposed to have two doses of vaccine at least one month apart to develop immunity to the virus.

About 331,000 Ohio children in the age group — roughly one in four — had gotten a single dose, according to data reported to the state as of Feb. 5. But two-thirds of them have not returned for a second dose.

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Article courtesy cnn.com

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