Why You Haven’t Received an H1N1 Shot

We chose to forgo the use of vaccine additives that could have boosted effectiveness and might have helped us stretch our limited supply of vaccine raw material over more shots. Instead, we are compelled to rely on old, unpredictable manufacturing technology because we have not used more modern tools to develop the necessary capacities.

Full report from American Enterprise Institute.

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  1. Bret says:

    If you are telling me that government is the problem, I have no trouble believing you.

  2. Ken says:

    This piece is by Scott Gottlieb, who is always very good on these types of issues.

  3. Larry C. says:

    From what I have read the vaccine is not going where the need is greatest. Isn’t that what markets are supposed to do? So can we conclude, a priori, that there is no real market at work here?

  4. Janice says:

    One of my sisters got infected with H1N1 or more commonly known as Swine Flu. Fortunately, she did not have very high fever and she was able to recover fast .

  5. Jude Arandia says:

    My brother got infected with H1N1 or Swine Flu in Mexico. He got a mild fever and luckily he did not die.