SEASONAL INFLUENZA: Supply Facts

 

Vaccine Supply
Flu vaccine is made available to the public in a wide range of locations. Learn more about vaccine supply>>

Manufacturing
The manufacturing and distribution of flu vaccine is a complicated process. While modern cell culture methods are in development, influenza vaccines are currently prepared based on the original methods. The process can take as long as eight months. Learn more about manufacturing >>

Distribution
Distributors help streamline the flu vaccine supply chain by providing one-stop access, distributors simplify the ordering process for healthcare providers. Learn more about distribution >>

Diagnostics
Rapid influenza diagnostic tests (RIDTs) can identify the presence of influenza A and B viruses, and display the result in a qualitative way (positive vs. negative), in as little as 10minutes. Learn more about diagnosing the flu>>