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FDA: Work to boost flu vaccine effectiveness under way

FDA: Work to boost flu vaccine effectiveness under way

SILVER SPRING, Md. — The Food and Drug Administration has begun efforts to improve flu vaccine effectiveness, according to FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb. In a statement released yesterday, Gottlieb cited less protection against the influenza A H3N2 virus as a chief reason for the low efficacy of the 2017-2018 flu vaccine. The Centers for Disease