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Hospitals See Flu Vaccine Price Hike

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Hospitals See Flu Vaccine Price Hike

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Hospitals See Flu Vaccine Price Hike

Hospitals See Flu Vaccine Price Hike

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Flu vaccine is in short supply this season, and some smaller vendors are inflating the cost. Hospitals report paying $800 or more for a vial that would typically cost $70 to $80. Attorneys general in two states are planning suits against the companies. Hear NPR's Wendy Kaufman.