Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley Wants To Enlist Extra Medical Personnel

By Kavitha Cardoza/WAMU 88.5
|  Friday, Nov 6, 2009  |  Updated 5:45 PM EDT
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O'Malley Wants to Enlist Extra Medical Personnel

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Gov. Martin O'Malley has signed an executive order to enlist extra medical personnel to administer swine flu vaccinations, if needed.

The order will help boost emergency medical personnel and other licensed medical professionals who volunteer to be part of the state's swine flu response effort to give vaccinations. Now, emergency medical personnel are allowed limited legal authority to vaccinate each other, not the general public.

Kavitha Cardoza reports...

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