DoD Will Conduct Flu Immunization Program Without FluMist
October 12, 2016
The FluMist will not be available at Department of Defense (DoD) facilities or
covered by TRICARE during the 2016-17 flu season. The Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended against using FluMist this year, due to
several studies showing it is not effective in preventing flu among certain age
groups. This season, the DoD's entire supply of flu vaccine will be injectable.
It is recommended for everyone, ages six months and older.
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SOURCE: TRICARE Communications Mailing List, 12 Oct 16
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