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It's Easy to Avoid the Swine Flu Email Scam--Don't Respond!

Fraudulent emails now claiming CDC requires registration for State Vaccination Program.

Wouldn't you know it, now there is an email phishing scam that references a supposed CDC sponsored State Vaccination Program for the H1N1 flu. The message requests everyone over 18 create a Vaccination Profile at cdc.gov and provides a link to create such profile. Users who click on this link place themselves at risk of having malicious code downloaded to their computer. CDC has no such program, and this is a scam.

PositiveTip: Always use extreme caution when entering personal information on the web. Be 100% certain the request is legitimate and the site can be trusted.