New California flu strain could affect vaccine |

New California flu strain could affect vaccine

Next year’s flu vaccine may protect against a new strain of flu found in Santa Clara County this year that’s been named A/California and made people cough, sneeze and ache across the state.

Whether there will be a timely delivery and enough of that vaccine to treat the state for the 2005-2006 flu season is still unknown, while the 2004-2005 flu season continues.

For more on this story, see Tuesday’s edition of The Union.

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