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CDC Develops Plan to Dole Out Flu Shots

The U.S. government is working to redirect remaining supplies of the flu vaccine as it tries to ensure it reaches people who need it most: children, the elderly and people with chronic diseases. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are working with a supplier to route the flu shots to the public. NPR's Richard Knox reports.

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Since he joined NPR in 2000, Knox has covered a broad range of issues and events in public health, medicine, and science. His reports can be heard on NPR's Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Weekend Edition, Talk of the Nation, and newscasts.