H1N1 Flu Vaccine Availablity
Witnesses testified about production and distribution of the H1N1 swine flu vaccine to high-priority populations. They defended the… read more
Witnesses testified about production and distribution of the H1N1 swine flu vaccine to high-priority populations. They defended the distribution of swine flu vaccines against criticism that their plan to protect Americans was confusing and over-optimistic. Some committee members pressed for an apology and said they felt the Obama administration had not learned some valuable lessons from the continuing problem.
Manufacturers have delivered 48.5 million doses of H1N1 vaccine, but officials had hoped to have as many as 120 million doses. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Alexander Garza Chief Medical Officer Department of Homeland Security
- Nicole Lurie M.D. Assistant Secretary Department of Health and Human Services->Preparedness and Response
- Anne Schuchat M.D. Director Centers for Disease Control and Prevention->National Ctr. for Immunization and Respir. Dis.
- Tom Carper U.S. Senator [D] Delaware
- Susan M. Collins U.S. Senator [R] Maine
- Paul G. Kirk Jr. U.S. Senator [D] Massachusetts
- Joseph "Joe" Lieberman U.S. Senator [I] Connecticut
- Claire McCaskill U.S. Senator [D] Missouri
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