Health officials say they are also rethinking the best way to go about distributing flu shots.
Dr. Jim Talbot, chief medical officer, says they’re looking to concentrate more on supplying large mass clinics and not so much on individual pharmacies.
He says it's too difficult to maintain a system with 1,500 entry points.
He says supplies of the flu vaccine are not infinite, but by centralizing its availability it should cut down on patient frustration.
In Prince Albert, Sask., a shortage of flu vaccine has forced the Parkland Health Region to cancel a drop-in immunization clinic in the city.
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