Comments for: Early start to flu season quickly exhausts vaccine supplies

Posted Jan. 11, 2013, at 9:34 a.m.

WASHINGTON — An early, severe flu season and higher-than-anticipated demand have resulted in some shortages of vaccine, setting off a last-minute scramble nationwide, according to health officials, doctors and retailers. Manufacturers have already shipped more than 128 million doses of flu vaccine, nearly 95 percent of the 135 million doses …

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