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BREAKING NEWS ~ Grand jury subpoenas Chiron for flu vaccine info

[JURIST] Reuters is reporting that a grand jury has subpoenaed flu vaccine manufacturer Chiron for information about its vaccine, production of which at a British facilty was stopped last week by UK regulators. According to the Centers for Disease Control, the production stoppage has cut US flu vaccine supplies almost in half, creating a nationwide shortage. Read Chiron's October 5 press release on the production stoppage, and the CDC statement on the US shortage here.

UPDATE: USA Today has more.

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