Published in Vaccine Weekly, January 19th, 2005
State officials issued an order in October limiting flu shots to people 65 and older, infants and toddlers and people with chronic health conditions.
The order came as the nation grappled with a flu vaccine shortage. Great Britain-based manufacturer Chiron, which provided the United States with half its vaccine doses, had contamination problems at its plants.
The restrictions were loosened earlier this month to include people 50 and...
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