January 12, 2010 6:43 AM

To send H1N1 flu alerts, California taps into texting

California health officials think they've found a way to deliver information to the youthful masses: text messaging. With the H1N1 flu virus disproportionately striking younger people, the state Department of Public Health is looking to harness the popularity of cell phones and text messaging to make it easier for people to get vaccinated.

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