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Americans Scramble for Scarce Flu Vaccine

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Americans Scramble for Scarce Flu Vaccine

Americans Scramble for Scarce Flu Vaccine

Americans Scramble for Scarce Flu Vaccine

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Thousands of Americans lined up for flu vaccines at clinics and grocery stores of the weekend. The flu vaccine shortage means tens of millions will be going unvaccinated this year. Even patients considered high risk are finding flu shots difficult to come by. We discuss how America is dealing with the flu shot shortage.

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Patrick Libbey,excutive Director of the National Association of County and City Health Officials

Joanne Silberner, NPR health policy correspondent

Dr. John Treanor, professor of medicine in the Infectious Diseases Unit at the University of Rochester; member of the CDC Advisory Committee for Immunization Practices

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