Panel Recommends Annual Flu Vaccinations For All

Posted on February 25th, 2010 by Kelley Luckstein

A government panel is now recommending that virtually all Americans get a flu shot each year, starting this fall. The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices had gradually been expanding its recommendation for flu shots - 85 percent of Americans were already included…

 

 "Yet every year we wasted millions and millions of doses," said Dr. Gregory Poland, a Mayo Clinic infectious diseases expert who for years has passionately pushed the panel to recommend flu shots for all.

 

CBS News, by AP, 2/24/2010

Tags: flu shots, Infectious Diseases

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