Wal-Mart Will Offer FluMist

NOVEMBER 01, 2003

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc will be among the first national retailers to offer Flu- Mist (Influenza Virus Vaccine Live, Intranasal) as part of its national flu vaccination campaign. MedImmune Vaccines Inc manufactures FluMist, the first influenza vaccine delivered as a nasal mist available in the United States.

    FluMist is indicated for active immunization for the prevention of disease caused by influenza A and B viruses healthy children and adolescents 5 17 years of age and in healthy adults 18 to 49 years of age. Selected Wal-Mart stores in certain states will offer FluMist to healthy adults. In order for healthy adolescents between the ages of 12 and 17 years to be vaccinated at Wal-Mart, they will need a prescription from their physician.



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