RIPR News
1:14 pm
Fri October 15, 2004

Flu Vaccine Shortage

WRNI – There are no reported cases of influenza yet in Rhode Island. But public health officials are bracing for a difficult winter. With a national shortage of vaccine, even senior citizens are unable to get inoculations. The only supply left in the state is controlled by a private company operating a few clinics, and the supply isn't enough for all the people considered most at risk. WRNI's Jeremy Hobson reports.