WOSU News Archives For: December 17, 2008

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

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.