Published in Vaccine Weekly, October 4th, 2000
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said this summer that shipments of the vaccine would be delayed and a shortage was possible because manufacturers had difficulty growing a new flu strain.
The CDC indicated it would know by the end of September if there will be a national shortage, spokeswoman Charlis Thompson said. She said the shots that are normally shipped in mid-October will be delayed until November.
Health officials are...
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