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October 28, 2004

HHS Secretary Tommy G. Thompson announced today significant progress toward expanding the nation’s supply of vaccines for flu season: the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has identified about 5 million doses of influenza vaccine from foreign manufacturers; HHS has been able to recoup an additional 300,000 doses of the injectable vaccine originally bought for federal employees and the military; and a major pneumonia vaccine manufacturer plans to triple its production. (Left)Dr. Julie Gerberding, Centers for Disease Control,Dr. Anthony Fauci, National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases,Dr. Lester Crawford, Food and Drug Administration,HHS Secretary Tommy G. Thompson. HHS Photo by Chris Smith

10-28-04 HHS Secretary Tommy G. Thompson announced today significant progress toward expanding the nation’s supply of vaccines for flu season: the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has identified about 5 million doses of influenza vaccine from foreign manufacturers; HHS has been able to recoup an additional 300,000 doses of the injectable vaccine originally bought for federal employees and the military; and a major pneumonia vaccine manufacturer plans to triple its production.(Left)Dr. Julie Gerberding, Centers for Disease Control,Dr. Anthony Fauci, National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases,Dr. Lester Crawford, Food and Drug Administration,HHS Secretary Tommy G. Thompson. HHS Photo by Chris Smith

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