No Flu Shot Shortage This Year - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

9/24/08

No Flu Shot Shortage This Year

It's already time to talk about the flu again. There is good news this year, the countries vaccine supply is climbing to a record amount.

More than 140 million flu shots will be available for Americans this year. Experts are recommending that almost all school aged children be vaccinated. Not only are students more likely to get the flu, studies show they are key spreaders of the bug.

It also recommended that anyone 50 or older, pregnant women, health care workers, and caregivers of high risk relatives should receive a flu shot.

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