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Sanofi Pasteur begins shipping Fluzone influenza virus vaccine in the U.S.

Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi, announced that the first lots of Fluzone vaccine began shipping to U.S. health care providers following Food and Drug Administration licensure of the 2012-2013 formulation. This initial shipment represents the first of more than 60 million doses of seasonal influenza vaccine the company plans to deliver to health care providers in the U.S. this influenza season.