As severe flu season continues, flu shots getting harder to find

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fox8.com—CLEVELAND, Ohio – An already aggressive flu season is becoming more challenging. The CDC is reporting “spot shortages” of antiviral drugs used to combat the virus. To fix the problem, the Centers for Disease Control has begun working with manufacturers and insurance companies to ensure people get the medications they need. Additionally, some pharmacies, including those in NE Ohio, are running low or running out of the flu vaccine at some store locations. Cuyahoga County Health Commissioner Terry...

US officials warn 'intense' flu season to continue, urge shots. Adults who get a flu shot are 36 percent less likely to get the disease, while for children the figure was an unexpectedly high 59 percent, U.S. health officials said on Thursday, predicting that the current “intense” season could continue for weeks. Anyone not already immunized should get a flu shot despite the lateness of the season, because “some protection is better than none,” one of the officials told a news briefing. A total of …