Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

State: Flu Shots Will Be Late But Plentiful.(New Mexico)

Byline: Journal Staff and Wire Reports


Everyone who wants a flu shot should be able to get one this year or early next year, according to the state Department of Health.

Shipments of flu vaccines are late, but the number that will be available is expected to be sufficient to meet demand, according to the department. Health centers usually get the vaccines in late August or early September, but this year they aren't anticipated until late October or November.

The Department of Health has asked health-care providers to immunize people on a priority basis. …

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