Incineration of flu vax shows pandemic supply/demand challenge

At least 40 million--and perhaps as many as 70 million--expired doses of 2009 swine flu vaccine are slated to be destroyed by incineration. The high end represents almost half of the total U.S. order. The supply and demand tomfoolery caused by the pandemic leaves health officials unaffected: "It was much more appropriate to have been prepared for the worst case scenario than to have had too few doses," says HHS. Item

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