Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, July 25th, 2004
That figure does not include the estimated 4.5 million doses of flu shots the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is planning to keep in reserve for children in its first-ever stockpiling of the vaccine.
For the 2003-04 season, there were 86.9 million doses available, compared with 95 million in 2002.
Last year, the nation's two producers of flu shots shipped their entire supplies of the vaccine by December, thanks to an early start to the flu season and...
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