U.S. has 71 million unused flu vaccine doses

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U.S. has 71 million unused flu vaccine doses

Post by Apoptosis » Tue May 04, 2010 7:17 am

The United States still has 71 million doses of H1N1 swine flu vaccine that have not been used, but it is not yet time to throw them out, the federal government said on Monday.

Vaccine started rolling out in October and the U.S. eventually ordered 229 million doses from its five licensed makers -- Novartis (NOVN.VX), AstraZeneca (AZN.N) unit MedImmune, Sanofi Aventis (SASY.PA), GlaxoSmithKline (GSK.L) and Australian vaccine maker CSL (CSL.AX).

Sebelius said last month that 162 million doses were produced and distributed, but only 90 million actually got into people's arms or noses..
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Re: U.S. has 71 million unused flu vaccine doses

Post by Sowser » Tue May 04, 2010 12:53 pm

Maybe everyone finally wised up and got the real scoop at THEFLUTRUTH.COM! :snakeman: Or... typical reactionary government, they waste tons of our money when if it had been a real emergency by the time they acted if it would have been too late anyway.
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Re: U.S. has 71 million unused flu vaccine doses

Post by iseeman » Tue May 04, 2010 9:01 pm

Dam thats alot, they should give it to africa and other poor countires ](*,)

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