Most of the flu vaccine is going to grocery stores and drug stores. “The N.C. Academy of Family Physicians conducted a survey in which 85 percent of the 240 doctors interviewed said they hadn’t gotten vaccine despite placing orders in the spring.

Dr. Christopher Snyder III of Cabarrus Family Medicine said doctors are frustrated that they have to tell patients to go to large grocery and drug stores to get flu shots. His practice has 70,000 patients at seven offices. “

The same thing is happening in New Hampshire. Physicians’ orders were cut, but the shopping malls seem to have plenty of vaccine.

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