WAL-MART CANCELS NASAL FLU VACCINE

BENTONVILLE, Ark. -- Wal-Mart Stores here has cancelled plans to offer a national influenza-vaccination program in its pharmacies this year, using an intranasal product, a company spokeswoman confirmed. Several supermarket chains, however, will carry it.The retailing giant, which previously had no national flu-shot program, was to carry FluMist, produced by MedImmune, Gaithersburg, Md., in 1,000 stores.

BENTONVILLE, Ark. -- Wal-Mart Stores here has cancelled plans to offer a national influenza-vaccination program in its pharmacies this year, using an intranasal product, a company spokeswoman confirmed. Several supermarket chains, however, will carry it.

The retailing giant, which previously had no national flu-shot program, was to carry FluMist, produced by MedImmune, Gaithersburg, Md., in 1,000 stores. The product is marketed by Wyeth Vaccines, Philadelphia.

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