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Health Officials Mix Flu Vaccine to Fight Fall Strains

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Health Officials Mix Flu Vaccine to Fight Fall Strains

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Health Officials Mix Flu Vaccine to Fight Fall Strains

Health Officials Mix Flu Vaccine to Fight Fall Strains

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Federal health officials are announcing the makeup of the flu vaccine for fall 2008. They are changing all three of the vaccine components — based on a prediction that U.S. residents will be exposed to flu strains that currently are active in Southern Hemisphere countries. Changing all three of the components is something that almost never happens.