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The records: Statistics about the nationwide supply of the H1N1 vaccine. As of Oct. 28, 23,160,700 doses had been allocated, 19,443,600 doses had been ordered, and 16,870,000 doses had been shipped. There is a breakdown of shipment by state.
Why you'd want them: To learn more about how the country is responding to the influenza pandemic.
Where you get the records: From the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Web site, www.cdc.gov/h1n1 flu. Click on the "Vaccination Supply Status" link.
How much it will cost: The information is free.