“Infectious Politics” – article about the flu vaccine shortage in today’s Wall Street Journal

In today’s Wall Street Journal, there is a very interesting and insightful article entitled “Infectious Politics” that explains why flu vaccines in particular and vaccines for infectious diseases generally are in such short supply in the United States.  The contributing factors appear to involve a combination of price controls, regulation and tort lawyers.  Of course, I made the latter point (concerning tort) the other day in my blog entry entitled “Impact of the tort system on flu vaccine availability in the United States“.

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