February 3, 2012 A voluntary approach to flu vaccination of health care workers has fallen short. To protect patients, vaccination should be mandatory, consumer and business groups said in Washington. They back a requirement for annual vaccination of all health workers with only limited exemptions.
What's in this vial changes from year to year, but the process of creating the flu vaccine remains pretty constant.
October 25, 2011 The flu vaccine has proven itself for most people, but researchers say it needs an overhaul to further reduce infection and death rates. Many doctors would like to see a universal vaccine that protects against all strains of flu.
Three years ago, drugstores like Walgreens began training pharmacists to give customers vaccines. Since then, tens of thousands of pharmacists have been certified to give shots.
October 10, 2011 The majority of Americans still get their flu shot at the doctor's office, but an increasing number head to the pharmacy. Some pharmacies even offer the shots 24 hours a day. Nationwide, the number of pharmacists trained to deliver vaccines has nearly quadrupled since 2007.
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October 30, 2009 As the parent of a newborn, I've been somewhat frantically searching for a place I can get the H1N1 vaccine. As someone who has spent a lot of time in, well, less upstanding countries, my first instinct was to figure out who to bribe.
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