PM, Litzman, Steinitz: Health Ministry to buy NIS 20m. of H1N1 vaccine

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu met with Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz and Deputy Health Minister Ya'acov Litzman on Thursday evening, to discuss buying swine flu vaccinations for every Israeli. According to a GPO statement, the men discussed several options, and decided that the Health Ministry will purchase NIS 20 million worth of vaccines. The World Health Organization said Thursday that swine flu vaccine manufacturers were on track to start delivering the first batches of it in September. AP contributed to this report