Influenza Vaccinations

Medical officials spoke to reporters about flu shot priorities. They discussed how those in high-risk groups, along with Hurricane… read more

Medical officials spoke to reporters about flu shot priorities. They discussed how those in high-risk groups, along with Hurricane Katrina evacuees, would receive top priority. The officials also spoke about topics including threats by recent strains of influenza, Medicare reimbursements, and possible shortages. After their presentation they responded to questions and comments from telephone callers and members of the audience. 

It was also announced that the flu vaccine would be made available to the rest of the public starting on October 24, 2005. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
188871-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 14, 2005
Last Aired:
Sep 19, 2005

Airing Details

  • Sep 14, 2005 | 10:55pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 15, 2005 | 4:08am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 16, 2005 | 10:36am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 19, 2005 | 11:54am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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