Flu season expected to get worse

Vaccine doesn’t match most circulating viruses, health officials say

Feb 16, 2008 ATLANTA (AP) — The flu season is getting worse, and U.S. health officials say it’s partly because the flu vaccine doesn’t protect against most of the spreading flu bugs. The flu shot is a good match for only about 40 percent of this year’s flu viruses, officials at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday. Full Report