Health ministry not to blame for low interest in swine flu vaccinations

The health minister, Dana Jurásková, says her ministry is not to blame for the fact that many Czechs have chosen not to get inoculated against swine flu. Speaking on Czech Television on Sunday, she said it was partly the fault of the media and self-styled epidemiologists and vaccinologists. Vaccinations against the H1N1 virus began last Monday but interest has been considerably lower than expected. Many doctors have said they themselves will not get inoculated.

Author: Ian Willoughby