Flu Shot Shortage Looms

October 5, 2004
CNN Money

Public health officials predicted a flu vaccine shortage in the United States this season after Chiron Corp. said Tuesday it won't be able to make millions of doses of the vaccine due to problems at its British plant... ... Last year, reports of children who died from the flu early in the season led to shortages of the vaccine in the United States. Hundreds of thousands of U.S. residents who wanted flu shots were not able to get them, said Laura Segal of the Trust for America's Health, a public interest health group.

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