WOSU News Archives For: December 17, 2008

Flu Shots Profitable For Retailers; Number of Vaccines Increase, So Do Number of Deaths From Flu

12:00AM
December
17, 2008

Influenza vaccinations are almost as easy to get as the flu itself. That’s because retailers, like grocery stores and pharmacies, took one-stop-shopping to the next level when they started offering flu shots on-site in the early 1990s. WOSU takes a look at the economics of the flu vaccine.