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Shelter for immigrant kids receives flu vaccine to prevent outbreak

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To prevent a flu outbreak, the state health department has sent 2,000 doses of flu vaccine to a shelter that's holding immigrant children here in Texas.

FOX 7 has confirmed the medication was sent last week.

A child at the shelter located on Lackland Air Force Base was diagnosed with the H1N1 flu virus. About a thousand children are currently living there after being caught trying to cross the border without a parent.

Federal officials say they will reimburse Texas for the 2,000 doses of flu vaccine that were sent.

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